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Mar 16

Hat’s Off to The Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 24th Annual 2009 CODiE Award Finalists!

The Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 24th Annual 2009 CODiE Award finalists have been announced!!!! Established by the Software & Information Industry Association, the CODiE Awards are among the most prestigious in the software industry, showcasing the finest software and digital content products and services across a wide variety of categories. Award winners will be announced May 4, 2009 at the 24th Annual CODiE Awards Gala in San Francisco, Calif.

I have to let everyone know that 4 of my fabulous clients are finalists for 2009!

Hats off to them! And hat’s off to the entire great group of finalists that are making a difference in education every day!

Spectrum K12 School Solutions, Inc.
Not only did Spectrum K12 School Solutions win the 2008 SIIA CODiE award for “Best Education Solution” last year, they are back as a finalist in 2009!
Spectrum K12’s EXCEED™ has been named a “Best K-12 Enterprise Solution” finalist for the Software & Information Industry Association’s 24th Annual CODiE Awards. Spectrum K12 School Solutions is the leading provider of response to intervention (RTI), special education, and IEP software and management tools. http://www.spectrumk12.com

Psychological Software Solutions, Inc.
Psychological Software Solutions’ flagship product, Review360 has been named a 2009 finalist as the “Best Classroom Management Solution.”
Psychological Software Solutions, the industry leader in behavioral improvement solutions for schools was developed by a team of psychologists and behavioral experts and implemented in both regular and special education settings.  Review360™ is the only web-based, positive behavioral management solution to incorporate all five steps essential to helping school districts improve student behavior, achieve associated academic improvement and implement Response to Intervention (RtI) for behavior. http://www.psiwaresolutions.com/pss/home

Quantum Learning Technologies
www.skatekidsonline.com, Quantum Learning Technologies is a 2009 Codie finalist in the “Best Education Game or Simulation” category.
Skatekids Online and Ramps to Reading are a unique contribution to literacy acceleration and intervention. They are presented in a novel gaming environment that looks and feels like the games that most learners love to play- thus increasing time on task. Both programs are science/theory based on cognitive learning processes and appropriate for all learners in elementary grades. http://www.skatekidsonline.com

Educate Online
Educate Online has been named finalist in 2 categories for its individualized product, Academic Intervention. “Best Education Solution” and “Best K-12 Instructional Solution”

Individualized Academic Intervention accelerates student achievement by delivering comprehensive and engaging instruction designed specifically for remediation or advancement via a mastery model. Delivered online – at home or in school – by state certified instructors the one-on-one intervention supports schools to address the rigorous demands of AYP. http://www.educate-online-tutoring.com/
For more information and a for a list of finalists, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2009/finalist_list.asp