2010 EDDIES Multi-Subject Website of the Year in Two Categories!
Education City is an EDDIES Repeat Winner!
NAPERVILLE, IL - September 27, 2010
The ComputED Gazette announced winners of the 15th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) - and Education City is pleased to announce a repeat win for Multi-Subject Website of the Year in both the Early Learning and Early Elementary categories!
The EDDIES Awards target innovating and content-rich programs and websites that augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity, providing parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. The EDDIES review praised EducationCity.com for its engaging animation, robust content and functional versatility: "How often have we heard, 'kids learn best when they're having fun.' Education City is a subscription-based website that provides countless fun-filled learning activities for children from pre-kindergarten throuhg 6th grade, and is adaptable to special needs children and home schooling."
The review recognized the amount of activity options launching interactive lessons focusing on whole language and phonics to boost reading skills as well as immediate feedback and reinforcement based on a correct or incorrect response. Furthermore, the review called the friendly adult voiceover "the most important design feature, guiding the child throughout - even with lesson activity buttons identified for the nonreader!"
"These EDDIES Awards mean a lot to Education City, said Matthew Kwak, President. "We work hard to provide students with appealing and entertaining content while at the same time providing educators with a hearty resource that meets their needs and classroom objectives. It's nice to be recognized for just that, by the experts."
In addition to the two 2010 EDDIES Awards, Education City is the proud winenr of two 2011 Teacers' Choice Awards, The National Parenting Cneter 2010 Seal of Approval, two 2010 Teachers' Choice Awards and a 2009 EDDIES Award.
About Education City
Education City is an award-winning online teaching and learning resource mapped to curriculum standards for PreK-6th grade in the core content areas of Language Arts, Math and Science. More than 14,000 schools worldwide take advantage of our bright, engaging and research-based activities to boost student achievement and inspire a lifelong love of learning. Education City is an Archipelago Learning company.
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