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Compass Learning’s Innovation and Content Honored with Two 2012 EDDIE Awards

CompassLearning Odyssey Middle School Science and Renzulli Learning Win EDDIE Awards for Content and Improving Productivity of Teachers

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The ComputED Gazette recently named CompassLearning Odyssey (Middle School Science) and Renzulli Learning as winners in its 17th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE). CompassLearning Odyssey won in the category of “Science Website” for its online, middle school science curriculum and content. Renzulli Learning was honored in the category of “Multi-Subject Enrichment Website,” for its ability to help teachers efficiently and effectively differentiate classrooms and allow students to apply, deepen and extend learning. The EDDIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity, providing parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. They are chosen from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.

“We are honored to have both of our solutions recognized for the ways in which they empower teachers and engage students in academic success and personal growth,” said Eric Loeffel, CEO of Compass Learning. “As educators are being asked to do more with less, it is our mission to provide teachers with solutions that help them more efficiently and effectively unlock the potential of every student through personalized learning. This recognition by our peers for the ways in which we support teachers, students and parents is very fulfilling.”

Compass Learning offers unrivaled personalized learning through its two core solutions; CompassLearning Odyssey and Renzulli Learning. CompassLearning Odyssey assesses a student’s strengths and needs to prescribe a personalized learning path complete with rigorous and engaging curriculum and instruction to build knowledge and skills. Renzulli Learning infuses creativity, critical thinking and problem solving skills into the classroom. Renzulli Learning identifies a student’s interests, learning styles and expression styles then matches activities from a curated database of more than 45,000 activities that allows students to apply, deepen and extend learning based on their unique strengths and needs. Both solutions are aligned to state standards and Common Core State Standards, are built on decades of research into how students learn, think and achieve, and develop the 21st century skills needed to be prepared for college and career.

For more than 18 years, The ComputED Gazette has been an online educational resource for educators. Based in the San Diego area, the online publication’s directors are former classroom teachers who have expertise in providing the finest computer education to children and adults. The complete list of 2012 EDDIE Winners can be found at: http://computedgazette.com/index.html.

About Compass Learning, Inc.

Compass Learning, Inc. provides K-12 educational software that empowers teachers to unlock every student’s potential for academic success and personal growth. Compass Learning takes a student-centered approach by providing comprehensive solutions that address the needs of every student and student-type to create personalized learning and differentiation programs that reach, engage and inspire students to succeed. Teachers and administrators can more efficiently and effectively manage and measure progress, freeing time to focus on delivering academic results and 21st century skills. Both of the company’s software solutions, CompassLearning Odyssey® and the Renzulli Learning™ System deliver academic rigor that is based on more than 40 years of research into how students learn and are aligned to state and Common Core State Standards to support classroom and district accountability. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Compass Learning serves more than 7,800 schools across the United States.

Compass Learning, Inc.
Tad Druart, 512-481-3483
tdruart@compasslearning.com

Source: Compass Learning, Inc.