Schoology receives SIIA 2014 CODiE Award for Best Learning Management Solution
The Software Information & Industry Association (SIIA) recognizes the best digital learning environment system designed for K-12 educators to manage curriculum-based content, student access and use, diagnostic and remediation programs, data management and reporting tools. SIIA CODiE Award finalists included Pearson’s Connexus, Odyssey Ware, Edvance360, and Edmentum.
Judges looked for:
- customizable for different user needs and education outcomes
- produces useful reports to intended users
- provides straightforward methods from bringing in curriculum, content data, or standards information
- recognizable and positive impact on course development and implementation processes
- short learning curve
Schoology is a learning management solution (LMS) that combines course management, a collaborative interface, and seamless third-party integration into one easy-to-use cloud-based platform. Schoology is free for individual teachers or can be purchased as an enterprise-class solution for K-20 institutions of any size. As a comprehensive solution for all blended learning and virtual models, Schoology helps educators to be more effective instructors in and out of the classroom. With an intuitive, social interface aligned with how today’s students like to use technology, Schoology increases student participation and makes learning an active and engaging experience. Educators using Schoology have the tools to manage lessons, administer standards-compatible assessments, and grade student submissions; efficiently communicate with students and their parents; share instructional resources and collaborate with peers; create, discover, and integrate educational content and third-party tools; analyze student performance; and easily tailor lessons to personalize learning and meet student needs. Schoology also automates workflows so educators can spend less time managing their classrooms and more time with their students.