n2y Wins SIIA Education Technology CODiE Award for Best Solution for Special Needs Students
The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced n2y as one of 28 CODiE Award winners in the education technology category. An SIIA CODiE Award win for ed tech companies is an especially prestigious honor, as each award winner has been selected by a combination of educators, who act as initial judges by selecting finalists from among all nominees, and SIIA members-company peers, who vote to select the winners from among the finalists.
Unique Learning System is an online, standards-based curriculum specifically designed for students with special needs. Unique Learning System is available in 6 different grade bands (Preschool, Elementary, Intermediate, Middle School, High School and Transition). Subscribers can interact online or download monthly, instructional thematic units of study. Each unit contains special education lesson plans and interactive, differentiated materials. Unique’s monthly lesson plans define three levels of differentiated tasks which accommodate the diversity of learners with significant disabilities.
“n2y’s goal has and will always be to enrich and better the lives of individuals around the world through education.”
“SIIA’s 2015 Education CODiE Award winners’ are some of the most innovative, high-impact education products out there,” said SIIA Karen Billings, Vice President and Managing Director of the ETIN-SIIA. “We congratulate all of this year’s CODiE Award winners, and thank them for the contributions they have made to the education industry.”
Winners were announced on May 5 during the Education Information Summit, at The Palace Hotel in San Francisco.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE™ Awards were established in 1986 by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), so that pioneers of the then-nascent software industry could evaluate and honor each other’s work. Since then, the CODiE Awards program has carried out the same purpose—to celebrate the software and information industry’s finest products and services.
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. The first round review of all nominees is conducted by media, publishing, and information services executives with considerable industry expertise, including members of the industry, analysts, media and bloggers, and bankers and investors. The judges are responsible for selecting the CODiE Awards finalists. SIIA members then vote on the finalist products and scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners.
For more information about the SIIA CODiE Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codie.
SIIA is the leading association representing the software and digital content industries. SIIA represents approximately 800 member companies worldwide that develop software and digital information content. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age. For more information, visit www.siia.net.
The Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) of SIIA serves and represents more than 200 member companies that provide educational software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the K-20 sector. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information on ETIN of SIIA, visit www.siia.net/etin.
n2y is a cloud-based special education publishing company based in Huron, Ohio. n2y’s special education products include News-2-You®, a weekly current events newspaper, Unique Learning System, a standards-based curriculum, as well as SymbolStix Online™, a dynamic symbol set. For additional information on n2y products, please visit n2y.com.