35 awards given for education industry innovation and excellence | Congrats 2017 CODiE Award Winners!

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The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the winners of the 2017 CODiE Awards in education technology. The announcement was made during an awards celebration at the Education Impact Symposium in San Francisco to an audience of over 200 attendees. 35 awards were given for products and services deployed specifically for the education technology market. The program was also streamed to a global web audience. 


All of the nominated education technology products and services were reviewed by a group of tech-savvy educators and administrators from around the world, whose evaluations determined finalists. SIIA members then reviewed the finalists and voted to select 35 Education Technology CODiE Award winners, listed here by category, product and company: 


Best Authoring / Development Tool for Educators 

Learning Science Platforms, McGraw-Hill Education 


Best Classroom Management Solution 

Unified Classroom, PowerSchool 


Best Coding & Computational Thinking Solution 

Florida Virtual School - Global Division, Foundations of Programming 


Best College & Career Readiness Solution 

Naviance, Hobsons 


Best Corporate / Workforce Learning Solution 

uCertify LEARN, uCertify 


Best Creativity Tool for Students 

CodeCombatCodeCombat, Inc. 


Best Cross-Curricular Solution 



Best Data Solution 



Best Digital Aggregation & Sharing Solution 

Curriki - Open Educational Resource Community Library, Curriki 


Best Education Cloud-Based Solution 



Best Educational App for a Mobile Device 

IXL, IXL Learning 


Best Emerging Education Technology Solution 

Delmar Online Training Simulation: Residential Construction Codes, Cengage Learning 


Best Enterprise Application Integration Solution 

DataSense Cloud Solutions, Authentica Solutions 


Best ESL, ELL or World Language Acquisition Solution 

Escalate English, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 


Best Game-Based Curriculum Solution 



Best Higher Education Enterprise Solution 

Schoology, Schoology, Inc. 


Best Higher Education Learning Content Solution 

MindTap Speech for Coopman/Lull's Public Speaking: The Evolving Art, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning 


Best Higher Education LMS or Learning Platform 

uCertify LEARN, uCertify 


Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas 

SIMnet, McGraw-Hill Education 


Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution 

Canvas by Instructure, Instructure 


Best K-12 Enterprise Solution 

ClassLink SuiteClassLink, Inc. 


Best Learning Capacity-Building Solution  

Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360®, Renaissance 


Best Learning Relationship Management Solution 

Unified Classroom, PowerSchool 


Best Mathematics Instructional Solution 


Best PreK / Early Childhood Learning Solution 



Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty & Administrative Staff 

edWeb.net, edWeb.net 


Best Reading/English/Language Arts Instructional Solution 

Headsprout, Learning A-Z 


Best Science Instructional Solution 

SPARKvue 2.5, PASCO Scientific 


Best Social Sciences or Social Studies Instructional Solution 



Best Social-Emotional Development Solution 



Best Solution for Special Needs Students 

Skills for Autism, SKILLS Global 


Best Source for Reference or Education Resources 

PBS LearningMedia, PBS 


Best Student Assessment Solution 

uCertify LEARN, uCertify 


Best Virtual Learning Solution 

CK-12 Science and Math Interactives, CK-12 Foundation 


uCertify LEARN was also named the Best Overall Education Product of 2017, which is awarded to the product with the highest overall score from the first and second rounds of judging. 


"SIIA’s 2017 Education Technology CODiE Award winners were an amazing group this year, and demonstrated how these technologies are making an impact for students, faculty and administration,” said Bridget Foster, senior vice president and managing director of the Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA. “Each honoree deserves accolades and we are pleased to add our congratulations to all of this year’s CODiE Award winners." 


Details about the winning products can be found at http://www.siia.net/codie/2017-Winners. 

About the CODiE Awards 
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.

ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit siia.net/etin.