eInstruction, a global education software and technology company, today announced it is a finalist in three categories for the 2013 SIIA Education CODiE Awards. Insight 360 with the Mobi 360 was named a finalist for Best Cross-Curricular Solution and Insight 360 with the Teacher App for iPad was named a finalist for the Best Cross-Curricular Solution and Best Educational Use of a Mobile Device categories. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 27 years. The awards have over 75 categories and are organized by industry focus of Content, Education and Software.
This year’s program features 23 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the nation’s leading education technology conference, the Ed Tech Industry Summit, in San Francisco on May 6.
Insight 360 is the all-in-one classroom instruction system that enhances best teaching practices, utilizes existing lesson content, and drives student learning. Educators obtain instant feedback through an easy-to-use suite of mobile devices, software and instructional material that conveniently integrates with existing technology in the classroom. The revolutionary CueTag™ feature allows teachers to incorporate assessment content from any source into a lesson to boost student engagement and gain immediate results on comprehension. Insight 360 is also integrated with eInstruction’s ExamView® software, providing educators a way to seamlessly navigate, deliver, and recalculate high-quality assessment questions during instruction from anywhere in the room with a simple touch of a screen.
“eInstruction is very honored to be a finalist for these prestigious awards and it brings us great pride knowing Insight 360 is helping educators make a positive impact in the classroom. As education trends and technology continue to evolve, we will remain dedicated to delivering innovative solutions that drive student engagement and help advance learning every day,” said Rich Fennessy, President and CEO at eInstruction.
“We’re pleased with the innovative educational technology products that made it to this stage. All of this year’s finalists show great promise, and they should be proud of their finalist status,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “I look forward to seeing them all in May at the Ed Tech Industry Summit.”
Details about each finalist are listed at http://siia.net/codies/2013/finalists.asp
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 700 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. Information technology (IT) and software security are critical issues to SIIA’s members, many of whom strive to develop safe, secure and state-of the-art products that effectively serve their commercial and government customers alike, while protecting their intellectual property. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide software, digital content and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information, visit www.siia.net/education.
eInstruction is a leading global education technology company committed to providing interactive teaching and learning solutions that help educators and students advance learning every day. The company offers innovative classroom instruction systems, student response systems, fixed interactive whiteboards, mobile interactive whiteboards, research-based software, and professional development solutions that facilitate significantly higher levels of collaboration, engagement, and student achievement across all stages of the learning process. Available in 48 languages, eInstruction is enhancing education in more than 90 countries worldwide. eInstruction has global headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ and offices in Denton, TX; Fort Wright, KY; and Paris, France. To learn more, visit www.einstruction.com.