We are super excited to win another BESSIE Award this year and this time in a new category!
Istation won the BESSIE Award for best Academic Management Website in the Teacher Tools category in The ComputEd Gazette’s 2018 Best Educational Software Awards.
Now in their 24th year, The Gazette’s annual springtime BESSIE Awards “target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence.” Submissions are judged on academic content, technical merit, subject approach and system management.
“Istation is excited to be acknowledged for the sixth consecutive year by ComputEd Gazette,” said Richard Collins, Istation Chairman and CEO. “It is our mission to help pre-K to 8th grade students and teachers through our instructional technology and diagnostic tools. We are appreciative to ComputED Gazette for this award.”
Istation received a BESSIE Award in 2017 in the Multi-Level, Multi-Subject category and three BESSIE Awards in 2016 for Early Learning Reading, Early Elementary Reading Skills and Multi-Level Reading Skills. Find a full list of Istation's awards here.
Istation is an award-winning comprehensive e-learning program used by more than four million students around the world. Known for its accurate assessments, engaging curriculum and trusted teacher tools, Istation helps students in prekindergarten through 12th grade achieve academic growth. Istation’s computer-adaptive assessments (known as ISIP™) immediately place students on personalized instructional paths unique to their needs. An animated, game-like interface effectively engages students so they don’t even realize they’re being evaluated. Along with its highly interactive digital curriculum, Istation provides teachers with access to thousands of lessons perfect for instructing small groups or an entire class. Comprehensive progress reports are also immediately available for educators, administrators and parents. Istation offers its ISIP assessment in early reading, advanced reading, reading en Español and math. Istation instruction is available in reading, Spanish and math.
About The ComputED Gazette
The ComputEd Gazette is a valuable educational resource, having served the online community for over 21 years. Our directors are educators who have provided the finest computer education to children and adults in the North San Diego area. The Gazette is a proud sponsor of two national awards: The Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES) in the spring and the Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) in the summer. Additions to our website are the expanded Reviews section and the Awards Showcase, where selected award-winning entries are reviewed by our staff writers.