WriteSteps Announced as a Finalist for 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Program

Popular recognition program celebrates education technology tools, trendsetters and leaders
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - March 19, 2014 - PRLog -- WriteSteps, an evidence-based, award-winning, 100% Common Core K-5 writing and grammar program, was announced as a finalist for the fourth annual EdTech Digest Awards Recognition Program honoring tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector. The distinguished awards program recognizes outstanding solutions—and the best and brightest minds—in education and technology.

This year’s program features dozens of categories, including best:

New Product or Service
Mobile (App) Solution
Academic Gaming Solution
Emerging Technology Solution
Professional Development Solution
Product or Service Setting a Trend
Leader Setting a Trend
And more.

A distinguished panel of industry influencers and veterans conducted this year’s evaluation proceedings. "There is a lot of talent and quality out there, and we're excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space," said Victor Rivero, who oversees the program as Editor in Chief of EdTech Digest. "There are now thousands of startups, apps, and companies working in edtech, more than ever before. Shining a spotlight on the best and brightest, we intend to generate even more activity in this sector to continue pushing forward a slow revolution for the benefit of future generations."

WriteSteps was nominated for the Cool Tool award, which recognizes new, emerging and established technology solutions for education. A full list of this year’s award finalists can be found at http://edtechdigest.com (http://www.edtechdigest.com/). Winners will be announced on March 20.

About the EdTech Digest Awards Program

Recognizing cool tools, trendsetters and leaders in the education and technology sector, the mission of the annual awards program is to get workable technology solutions for education widely known about and well thought of with the purpose of reshaping the education culture and creating a new and better future for students. Over the years, the best products and brightest minds have been featured helping millions of students, teachers, parents, administrators and others in and around education.

About EdTech Digest

EdTech Digest is a leading source of cool tools, in-depth interviews and notable trends in the education and technology space. Featuring movers and shakers in and around education dedicated to making a difference for our future generations, read it online at http://www.edtechdigest.com.

About WriteSteps

In 2007, WriteSteps Founder and CEO Suzanne Klein committed herself to creating teacher-friendly writing lessons after her school decided to prioritize writing due to low student outcomes. The writing program she developed - WriteSteps - was so successful in raising test scores and student confidence that the company expanded its scope to refocus instruction on the Common Core State Standards for writing and grammar. Its Common Core release won a "Best of Entrepreneurs" Award from Ann Arbor SPARK in 2010 and launched nationwide in September, 2011. WriteSteps is the recipient of Learning Magazine 2013 Teachers' Choice Award, recipient of the eLit Gold Award, and the recipient of the APEX Award for Publication Excellence in writing. Visit http://WriteStepsWriting.com for complete information, eNewsletters, and the WriteSteps blog.
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