NEW ORLEANS — April 9, 2014 — The Kickboard instructional management solution has been named a finalist in the 2014 SIIA Education CODiE Awards for Best Classroom Management Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier award for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for 29 years.
Kickboard is one of five finalists for the SIIA Education CODiE Award in the Best Classroom Management Solution category. This year’s program features 31 Education categories, several of which are new or updated to reflect the latest industry trends and business models. Winners will be announced during a special awards dinner at the Education Industry Summit, in San Francisco on May 13.
“Thirty years of research indicates classroom management has the strongest impact on student achievement,” said Kickboard CEO Jennifer Medbery. “Based on this concept, Kickboard’s web-based solution gives teachers a whole child viewpoint on the students in their class, enabling them to create environments more conducive to learning. The result is fewer disruptions and disciplinary incidents, and improved academic outcomes. Being selected as a CODiE Award finalist validates why demand for Kickboard has been rapidly increasing: Because it helps teachers make better informed instructional decisions that improve classroom performance.”
The Kickboard instructional management solution gives educators the tools to quickly implement proven classroom management techniques across a school or district, resulting in improved teacher effectiveness and student performance. Using the highly configurable, web-based platform, educational leaders can set district- and school-wide learning goals and behavior expectations, and help teachers keep students on task. With real-time data and a global, holistic view of each child, teachers can directly impact academic performance and behavior, and create more effective, engaged learning environments.
The Kickboard instructional management solution gives K-12 educators the tools to quickly establish consistent practices for effective classroom management school- and district-wide. Using the highly configurable, web-based platform, educators can create a performance-based culture that leads to sustainable school improvement and long-term student success. For information, visit www.kickboardforteachers.com.