May 1, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning
), a leading educational solutions and services company providing evidence-based support to help all students reach their full potential, announced today that five of its learning solutions have been honored by
The ComputED Gazette
. Kurzweil 3000
, and Learning A-Z's
were named winners in the
19th Annual Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards
, which recognize the most innovative and effective content-rich learning products—including websites and apps for iPad and Android.
Chosen from titles submitted by publishers worldwide, the winning products provide parents and teachers with high-impact technology tools that foster educational excellence and student accomplishment.
"We are thrilled that
has recognized our outstanding online and software products as part of its annual BESSIE Awards," said
, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. "And we are proud to join the other distinguished products that play a pivotal role in creating solutions to significantly enhance teacher effectiveness and student achievement across the globe."
The following Cambium Learning Group solutions received 2013 BESSIE awards:
Teacher Tools Category
- Kurzweil 3000 - firefly: Reading, writing, and study skills software for English language learners and students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia
- ExploreLearning Reflex: Game-based system helping students develop fluency with basic math facts
- ExploreLearning Gizmos: More than 450 interactive online simulations for math and science education in grades 3-12
UPPER ELEMENTARY CATEGORY
- Learning A-Z ReadingA-Z.com: A website for K-6 teachers delivering thousands of printable and projectable books and instructional resources, spanning 27 levels
To view a complete list of BESSIE winners, visit
For more information about Cambium Learning Group, visit
The ComputED Gazette :
The ComputED Gazette
has been a valuable online educational resource for more than 19 years. Its directors are educators who have provided the finest computer education to children and adults in the North San Diego area.
is proud sponsor of two national awards: The Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES) in the spring and the Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) in the summer.