ExploreLearning and Kurzweil Educational Systems Awarded Distinguished Achievement Awards by the Association of Educational Publishers
NATICK, Mass. and CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ExploreLearning and Kurzweil Educational Systems®, two divisions of Cambium Learning® Technologies, won the highly regarded Distinguished Achievement Award given by the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP). ExploreLearning Gizmos® received the award in Mathematics in the Supplemental Resources category, and Kurzweil 3000® firefly won the award in Special Education in the Supplemental Resources category.
For more than 40 years, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting; they represent the highest standard for quality professional educational resources and excellence in education marketing. The AEP's annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
"It is a great honor to be once again recognized by others in our industry," said John Campbell, president of Cambium Learning Technologies. "We continue to work with great teachers to leverage technology so that all learners can achieve their goals and reach their potential."
ExploreLearning Gizmos are interactive online simulations that power inquiry and understanding in math and science for students in grades 3-12. Teachers can choose from over 450 Gizmos to supplement and enhance their instruction with powerful interactive visualizations of mathematics and science concepts. Students can manipulate key variables, generate and test hypotheses, and engage in extensive "what-if" experimentation.
Kurzweil 3000 - firefly technology provides reading, writing and test-taking support for students who have the cognitive ability but not the literacy skills to learn and perform at grade-level, including students with learning disabilities and second language learners.
More information about the award can be found at AEP's website: http://aepweb.org/awards/awards.html
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products: ExploreLearning Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3-12; and Reflex, the most powerful solution available for math fact fluency development. Gizmos and Reflex bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (ABCD) (Nasdaq:ABC)] based in Dallas, TX. For more information about Gizmos, please visit http://www.explorelearning.com. For more information about Reflex, please visit http://www.reflexmath.com.
About Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems® is the leader in assistive technology and text-to-speech software literacy solutions. For more than 30 years, Kurzweil has served the needs of the nation's most challenged students, including individuals with special needs and learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners. Driven by the vision to serve the needs of the nation's most challenged learners and enabling students to reach their full potential, Kurzweil provides complete reading, study skill and writing support for students in grades 3-college and adults with academic challenges and/or who are blind or visually impaired. Kurzweil Educational Systems is part of the Cambium Learning Technologies group. www.kurzweiledu.com
About Cambium Learning Technologies
Cambium Learning Technologies designs and publishes instructional technology for students in general and special education ranging from Pre-K to Adult, including four- industry leading brands: Learning A-Z, ExploreLearning, Kurzweil Educational Systems and IntelliTools. Cambium Learning Technologies is a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABCD) based in Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit www.cambiumtech.com
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning® Group (Nasdaq: ABCD) is the leading educational company focused primarily on serving the needs of at-risk and special student populations. The company is comprised of three business units: Voyager Learning provides comprehensive print and online intervention solutions, professional development, and school turnaround offerings and includes Class.com and Voyager Education Services; Sopris Learning is known for supplemental solutions including assessment, supplemental intervention, positive behavior supports and professional development; and Cambium Learning Technologies develops instructional and assistive technology and represents IntelliTools®, Kurzweil Educational Systems®, Learning AZ, and ExploreLearning. Believing that all students can achieve, Cambium Learning Group is committed to providing evidence-based support and expert professional services to empower educators and increase student achievement. Learn more at www.cambiumlearning.com.
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