TUCSON, Ariz., May 12, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Learning A-Z™, an online provider of PreK–6 education solutions and a division of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc., announced today that Reading A-Z, the company's flagship literacy curriculum resource, won the 2015 CODiE Award in the Best ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution category.
"Learning A-Z is honored to receive this prestigious award," said Bob Holl, president and cofounder of Learning A-Z. "The CODiE Awards are an excellent way for us to obtain additional validation from our peers, and validates our goal of supporting literacy worldwide. This is the third time that Reading A-Z has been named a top teaching resource by the SIIA, and we're as thrilled this time as we were in 2011 when Reading A-Z took home its first CODiE award."
Learning A-Z's award in the Best ELL/World Language Acquisition Instructional Solution category reaffirms the company's commitment to providing affordable, high-quality literacy resources that support all PreK–6 students. As part of this commitment, Learning A-Z works to create a variety of resources that support English Language Learners (ELLs) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students, and help them achieve success in English and academic content knowledge.
Established in 1986, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards recognize excellence and achievement in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries. As the EdTech industry's only peer-reviewed awards program, tech-savvy educators from across the nation evaluate all the nominated products and services to designate finalists. SIIA members then review the finalists in each category to select the 2015 winners.
To view a complete list of 2015 CODiE Award winners, visit www.siia.net/codies/2015/winners.asp#Education.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z™ is a PreK–6 educational resource company specializing in online delivery of leveled readers and supplementary curriculum for reading, writing, and science. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z's resources are currently used in more than half of the districts across the U.S. and Canada, and more than 180 countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student needs, including ELL/ESL, intervention, special education, and daily instruction, Learning A-Z includes: Reading A-Z, Raz-Kids, Headsprout®, Science A-Z, Vocabulary A-Z, Writing A-Z, and ReadyTest A-Z. Learning A-Z is a business unit of Cambium Learning® Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD), based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, please visit www.learninga-z.com.
The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education, and intellectual property protection to 500 leading software and information companies. For more information, visit www.siia.net.
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