Digital Teaching Platform Recognized in “Best K-12 Instructional Solution” Category

New York (March 27, 2012) – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that Time To Know is a 2012 CODiE Awards finalist for the “Best K-12 Instructional Solution” category. Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries.

Time To Know is a teacher-led, online curriculum system that features a Digital Teaching Platform designed for 1:1 classrooms. With the teacher at the center, Time To Know engages students with interactive multimedia lessons, individualizes instruction, and promotes the development of critical thinking skills. The Time To Know solution includes a complete professional learning program focused on data-driven teaching practices using powerful support and instructional tools.

“Time To Know’s digital teaching platform offers teachers the latest technology and top curriculum resources to enhance student achievement,” says Louise DubÉ, Time To Know vice president of marketing. “We are delighted to be recognized with this honor.”

The CODiE Awards hold the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to earn the praise of their competitors. The distinguished finalists were extensively reviewed and selected by a panel of expert judges. These products were reviewed through live demonstrations, trial access and supplementary documentation.

“We’re thrilled to see so many excellent educational technology products making it to this year’s finalist round,” said Karen Billings, vice president of the SIIA Education Division. “We look forward to honoring the winners at our awards dinner in May.”

The winners will be announced on Monday, May 7, at the CODiE Awards Reception and Dinner held each year in conjunction with the Ed Tech Industry Summit. For a complete list of finalists, visit http://siia.net/codies/2012/finalist_list.asp.

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 500 leading software and information companies. The SIIA Education Division serves and represents more than 180 member companies that provide software, digital content and other technologies that address educational needs. The Division shapes and supports the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities and critical market information. For more information, visit http://www.siia.net/education.

About Time To Know
The Digital Teaching Platform from Time To Know is a complete cloud-based learning and teaching solution including core curriculum. In addition to the Digital Teaching Platform, Time To Know includes comprehensive professional learning and technology support to maximize teacher effectiveness and student achievement. The Time To Know math and language arts curriculum is fully aligned to the Common Core Standards as well as the New York State and Texas standards. Time To Know is implemented in 150 classrooms in Texas and New York, with additional international installations. It is also used in New York City’s Innovation Zone (iZone) program. For more information, please visit http://www.timetoknow.com or call 888.559.6560. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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