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Finalists from McGraw-Hill Education PreK-12 for the 2015 CODiE Awards in Education include:
Best Classroom Management Solution
Thrive – A one-of-a-kind, breakthrough classroom management solution for today’s teacher-led, digital classrooms. A combination of smart interactive core content for ELA, Math and Science and a digital teaching platform, teachers are able to manage all the critical classroom processes of teaching, learning, and assessment.
Best Student Assessment Solution
Engrade Inform – A full-featured standalone assessment solution that enables data-driven curriculum with powerful assessment tools, and delivers actionable intelligence for stakeholders at all levels of the district. Actionable, longitudinal data is immediately available and presented clearly to teachers and administrators to help inform decisions on the curriculum to come.
Best Mathematics Instruction Solution
ALEKS – A research-based, artificially intelligent learning and assessment program for mathematics. Using adaptive, open-response questioning, ALEKS precisely determines what a student knows and doesn’t know to deliver personalized instruction on topics the student is most ready to learn. Each student advances through a course at their own pace and on content appropriate to their level, so they are never frustrated or bored.
Everyday Mathematics 4 – Is a comprehensive K- 6 mathematics program created by The University of Chicago School Mathematics Project. Everyday Mathematics presents a true hybrid teaching experience. Teachers can use both print and digital materials, or teach entirely digitally. Either way, classrooms have access to unprecedented digital tools. For example, teachers can access point-of-use tutorial videos within fully digital lessons, they can easily track their students using brand new assessment and evaluation tools, and they can remotely access student work in real time and provide immediate feedback.
Best Professional Learning Solution for K-20 Faculty and Administrative Staff
Open Court Reading – Professional Development – Online Professional Learning for Open Court Reading allows for easy program start-up and on-the-job learning throughout the entire school year. Over 500 embedded Show Me How coach videos are accessed directly in daily lessons. Teachers and Administrators have access to Professional Learning Environments, or PLEs, which provide formal learning courses, on-demand resources, and an Online Community.
The full list of finalists can be found here. Winners will be announced on May 18.