Edmodo honored as Best Website for Teaching and Learning 2011 by American Association of School Librarians
San Mateo, CA (June 28, 2011) – The American Association of School Librarians (AASL) recently recognized Edmodo, a free and secure social learning network for schools, as a Best Website for Teaching and Learning. The award program recognizes those websites, tools and resources that are of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the AASL’s Standards for the 21st Century Learner.
Edmodo’s emphasis on creativity, collaboration and active communities were key components of its AASL Best Website win. According to AASL, the Best Website for Teaching and Learning 2011 award winners are free, user-friendly websites that encourage a community of learners to explore and discover.
“School librarians often lead the way in bringing new technologies to students, educators and schools,” said Nic Borg, CEO and co-Founder of Edmodo. “Being recognized by AASL as a Best Website for Teaching and Learning 2011 is a special honor.”
With 2 million users and growing, Edmodo provides a safe and easy way for teachers and students to connect, share content and access homework, grades and school notices. Edmodo enables teacher-to-teacher resource sharing, global professional development and networking opportunities, and is accessible from any internet-enabled device, including smart phones. Make your classroom a community at http://www.edmodo.com
About AASL Awards
The Best Website for Teaching and Learning awards honors websites, tools and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians’ Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Learn more at http://www.ala.org
For more information, please contact:
–Edmodo Contact: Betsy Whalen, P: 202.255.0716, email@example.com
–PR Contact: Anne Smith, C. Blohm & Associates, P: 608.216.7300, firstname.lastname@example.org