DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Cambium Learning ® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), solutions have earned the 31 st Annual Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning magazine. Kurzweil 3000 ®- firefly by Kurzweil Educational Systems ® and Reading A–Z from Learning A–Z were recognized as two of the Best Upgraded Products to "help educators in the business of teaching, training, and managing with technology." Through several rounds of judging, entries were given a comprehensive test drive by more than 30 qualified educators, who tested more than 150 entries.
Kurzweil 3000-firefly is literacy support software that enables struggling students, including those with learning differences such as dyslexia, and English Language Learners, to learn from the same content as their peers. Anchored in the principles of Universal Design for Learning, it supports the complex tasks of developing fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, writing, study skills, and test-taking strategies. Kurzweil 3000- firefly and the free companion iPad app provide access to any curriculum, anytime and anywhere.
Spanning 27 levels of difficulty, Reading A-Z contains thousands of leveled, printable books for PreK–6, making it the best web-based source for differentiated reading materials. In addition, the site is filled with other instructional resources, including projectable books, activity sheets, assessments, fluency scripts, lesson plans, correlations to Common Core and state standards, and more."Recognition by our peers is an honor and reinforces our commitment to unlock the learning potential of every child, allowing them to achieve their personal and academic goals," says John Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group. "We are pleased that Tech & Learning magazine chose two products from our Cambium Learning family of companies to be acknowledged by this prestigious award." For more information, visit www.cambiumlearning.com. About Cambium Learning Group, Inc. Cambium Learning® Group is a leading educational solutions and services company that is committed to helping all students reach their full potential by providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. Cambium Learning Group is composed of four business units: Voyager/Sopris Learning ( www.voyagerlearning.com | www.soprislearning.com ) ; Learning A–Z ® ( www.learninga-z.com ); ExploreLearning ® ( www.explorelearning.com ); and Kurzweil Educational Systems ® ( www.kurzweiledu.com ) and IntelliTools ® ( www.intellitools.com ). Together, these business units provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials; gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services; breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit www.cambiumlearning.com . Media Contact: Sandy RothsteinCambium Learning Group, Inc.800-547-6747 firstname.lastname@example.org
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