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icurio by Knovation Receives Industry Accolades for Transforming Traditional Teaching and Learning

April 27, 2012

Digital curriculum content solution named as Finalist for SIIA 2012 CODiE Awards, AEP Distinguished Achievement Awards; Company recognized by EdTech Digest for New Product and Leadership Awards

Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) April 27, 2012

Knovation, the leader in advanced, personalized learning solutions, has recently received industry recognition and accolades for its new digital curriculum content solution, icurio. icurio has been named as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association (SIAA) 27th annual CODiE Awards in the “Best K-12 Instructional Solution” category. The Association of Education Publishers (AEP) has also named icurio as a finalist for its Distinguished Achievement Awards in the “Supplemental Resources Integrated Resources” subcategory. In addition, the 2012 EdTech Digest Awards have recognized icurio as a finalist in the “New Product” category and Knovation CEO Randy Wilhelm as a finalist in the “Leadership” category. Launched in February, icurio has emerged as this year´s most compelling and innovative digital content solution for personalized learning.

icurio enables districts to bridge from fixed traditional content to flexible digital content that can be targeted to meet the unique needs of learners across the learning continuum. The only digital curriculum content solution that delivers a comprehensive collection of 330,000 digital learning resources aligned to state and Common Core standards, icurio provides teachers more time and flexibility to engage students and address their individual needs and gives students the content and tools they need to take charge of their own learning.

“We are honored to have some of the most highly respected industry organizations recognize icurio for its ability to transform classrooms from linear, one-way traditional learning via text books to personalized learning environments that are customized to the needs or challenges of each individual student,” said Randy Wilhelm, CEO and co-founder of Knovation.

The SIIA CODiE Awards recognize excellence in the business software, digital content, and education technology industries. All nominated products and services receive a thorough review from seasoned industry experts who can identify strengths and give significant insights for improvements. In 27 years, SIIA has recognized more than 1,000 companies for achieving greatness in industries that expect innovative thinking and demand market validation. CODiE award winners will be announced in May.

For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning. The AEP´s Distinguished Achievement Awards honor the best in a range of product types and resources used by teachers, parents, and students. AEP Award winners will be unveiled in June at the Annual AEP Conference in Washington, DC.

The EdTech Digest Awards recognize people and solutions in and around education for outstanding contributions in transforming education through technology to enrich the lives of learners everywhere.

For more information about Knovation, please visit http://www.knovationlearning.com.

About Knovation

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, Knovation is dedicated to transforming education from a one-way, one-size-fits-all approach to a learner-centered approach that minimizes environmental, emotional, functional and stylistic learning barriers and is customized to the unique needs of every learner. A mission-driven group of academic, technology and business professionals passionate about making a difference in the lives of learners and those that make learning possible, Knovation delivers standards-based, personalized, digital content solutions that empower learners to unlock their curiosity and potential. The Knovation product portfolio includes icurio, the flagship digital curriculum content solution for personalized learning, netTrekker Search, the company´s legacy educational search product and igotta, the personalized student workspace solution developed in partnership with Zeus Learning. Knovation also provides digital transformation services including consultation, planning and professional learning around the transition from print to digital within a classroom. Founded in 1999, Knovation´s legacy platform, netTrekker Search, is widely recognized as the leading standards-based educational search tool and currently serves millions of students in thousands of K-12 public and private schools across U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The vision of Knovation is to ℠Ignite the hope of knowing by reducing the barriers to learning.´

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