SOURCE: Promethean, Inc.

February 22, 2008 12:40 ET

Promethean: SIIA 2008 CODiE Awards Finalist in Two Categories

Chosen for Best Education Technology Solution for Productivity/Creativity and Best Professional Development Solution

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2008) - The Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 23rd Annual CODiE Awards judges recognize Promethean, a global leader in interactive learning, as a finalist in two categories of excellence: Best Education Technology Solution for Productivity/Creativity for Activstudio 3.0 and Best Professional Development Solution for Promethean Learning.

"We are excited to have been selected for two CODiE Awards for Activstudio 3.0 and Promethean Learning," said Mark Elliott, President of Promethean Americas. "This award reinforces our commitment to education, with teachers and students at the forefront of everything we do."

Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. Over 250 judges from the trade press, consulting, educators, IT specialists and other knowledgeable, but neutral, experts have reviewed all of the 1000 products entered and chosen 340 finalists. The next step in the process brings the Finalist products before the SIIA members for a vote to determine the winners in each category. The 2008 CODiE Awards will be presented in May.

Activstudio 3.0 and Promethean Learning www.prometheanlearning.com are unlike any other lesson creation and professional development solutions on the market. Activstudio 3.0 provides comprehensive, searchable resource libraries, including tens of thousands of resources, empower teachers in K-12 classrooms to access interactive templates, visual teaching aides, instructional resources, interactive multimedia content and group collaboration tools for everyday teaching. Promethean Learning offers free online training and professional development courses for users of Promethean products in an interactive format. With three different course levels, participants can progress through professional development courses and meet their personal learning goals at their individual pace.

"Competition is tough this year and that makes selection as a CODiE Finalist a real achievement," said Ken Wash, SIIA president. "All the companies on this year's list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition."

For a complete list of the 2008 CODiE Award finalists, please go to: www.siia.net/codies/2008/finalists.asp.

About Promethean

Promethean is a global leader in interactive learning technology that empowers teachers to engage, educate, assess and motivate learners. Developed by and for educators, its award-winning products help teachers to prepare digital lessons quickly and with greater ease. The technology enables them to create, customize and integrate text, web, video and audio content, so they can more easily capture students' attention and accommodate different learning styles. Promethean USA is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with flagship headquarters in Blackburn, UK. For more information on its major product information, please visit: www.prometheanworld.com.

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.

Contact Information

  • Press Inquiries:
    Ian Bryan
    Promethean Media Relations
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    Phone: 312.528.9111 x102