4 Educational Apps Nominated for 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards
SAN FRANCISCO — The announcement of the SIIA 2017 CODiE Awards Winners in the Education Technology categories will be held in San Francisco on July 26. Here are four finalists announced for the Best Educational App for a Mobile Device category that educators and those who design educational spaces should have on their radar.
ClassLink OneClick technology is one of the most inclusive single sign-on platforms in education today. It allows access to web, Windows and Google applications, giving users instant access to files at school and in the cloud. It consolidates the sites that teachers, students and administrators need to access into one login available on any device.
IXL serves as a tool for both students and teachers looking for a more immersive learning experience. The educational technology product offers math and English language arts activities for grades preK-12 as well as science and social studies for grades 2-8. With more than 6,000 skills, IXL complements school curriculums and is aligned with all state standards. It’s become so popular that one in nine students use IXL in the U.S.
Schoology’s Learning Management System (LMS) makes it easier for teachers and administration to manage the people, content and systems put in place at their schools. It features data and analytics that help inform decisions. Plus, it is designed to work seamlessly with third-party tools so that users can even use outside programs within the Schoology system.
uCertify LEARN is an interactive, cloud-based and device-enabled, teaching and learning management platform that can be used on mobile devices and online. It is specifically designed for higher education, with an emphasis on workforce development and corporate training programs. It is even designed to deliver hands-on labs and virtual environments that engage students through interactivity. It provides course navigation driven by a dashboard so students can track their progress and educators can deliver credit courses.
For more information on SIIA CODiE Awards 2017 nominees, visit the SIIA website here.