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/
myON, a top personalized literacy (http://thefutureinreading.myon.com/
“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/
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—
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/
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/
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.
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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