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eSchool News honors myON as a 2014-15 Readers’ Choice Award winner


 
PRLog - Aug. 4, 2014 - eSchool News honors myON as a 2014-15 Readers’ Choice Award winner

MINNEAPOLIS - Aug. 4, 2014 - eSchool News, a publisher of K-12 ed-tech news and information, has named myON as a winner of its 2014-15 Readers’ Choice Awards (http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/08/01/top-edtech-products-093/?ps=330773-001a000001BTZ63-003a000001UhLkt), honoring the best products and services in educational technology as chosen by readers.

myON, a top personalized literacy (http://thefutureinreading.myon.com/overview/complete-literacy-program) product for the K-12 market, was one of 50 winners of the prestigious award, chosen from hundreds of submissions.

“We were extremely excited to hear the news that we won an award submitted and handed out by the readers of a well established publication such as eSchool News,” said Todd Brekhus, President of myON (http://thefutureinreading.myon.com/). “We’ve always had a passion for improving literacy, and we’d like to think that our product is proving that getting kids access to more books will make them better readers and more engaged in their learning. This recognition by readers only makes us more motivated to continually strive to develop the most innovative literacy products for readers.”

More than 1,300 educators and administrators from K-12 schools and districts across North America nominated their favorite ed-tech products or services this past spring; to maintain the integrity of the program, nominations from vendors were not accepted.

When submitting nominations, educators were asked to describe how they were using each product to improve teaching, learning, or school administration—and to what effect.

The result “is a list of ed-tech products and services that have proven to be effective,” said Editorial Director Dennis Pierce. “We hope readers will find this information valuable as they consider what technologies they should use in their own schools.”

The winners and honorable mentions (http://www.eschoolnews.com/2014/08/01/top-edtech-products...) are recognized in a special feature published in the August 2014 edition of eSchool News, as well as on eSchoolNews.com. This special feature highlights the winning products and services and includes comments from readers about why each entry deserves the award.

To read more about this year’s 50 award winners and the 30 ed-tech products recognized with “Honorable Mention” status, go to http://www.eschoolnews.com/rca.

About eSchool Media

eSchool Media Inc.
is a news and information organization delivering print, online, email, and video communications to more than half a million K-20 decision makers and influencers throughout North America and around the world. Its information networks help educators successfully use technology to transform education and achieve their goals. eSchool News is the flagship publication of eSchool Media Inc., which also includes eCampus News, serving higher education, and eClassroom News, an electronic publication network for teachers.

About myON

myON, a business unit of Capstone is a personalized digital literacy platform that creates collaborative learning opportunities. myON expands the classroom for teachers and students by providing unlimited access to the largest collection of more than 7,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports, real-time assessments and close reading tools. myON empowers students and teachers with real-time, actionable data—number and type of books opened and read, time spent reading, results of regular benchmark assessments, and more—based on embedded Lexile® assessments that measure student reading growth. With myON, every student experiences the benefits of personalized literacy instruction.

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