Istation’s Early Math development team has been named the 2017 Product Team of the Year in the SIIA Company CODiE Awards.
Istation is an award-winning, comprehensive e-learning program used by more than 4 million students and educators around the world. The Company CODiE Awards recognize outstanding teams and individuals for their accomplishments, leadership and commitment to the industry.
“The team is honored to be recognized,” said Stephanie Noland, Math Curriculum Manager at Istation. “We do what we do because we know who the students can become. I’m grateful to work with a team of professionals that understands how our work today impacts tomorrow.”
The Early Math development team is a 16-member, cross-discipline Agile team that works together to develop early childhood math content for prekindergarten through 1st grade users. The team is successfully navigating a new way of doing business together that includes professional development and implementing new project management strategies.
The team understands that young mathematicians deserve the highest quality instructional product. In their submission, the team wrote that each member is willing to do their part to contribute to that end goal and continues to work through issues that arise and collectively find effective solutions.
“SIIA’s 2017 Company CODiE Awards recognize the teams that are at the forefront of business innovation. These companies are shaping the future of how we conduct business, and it is truly an honor to recognize these individuals and teams through the Company CODiE Awards.” said Rhianna Collier, Vice President and Managing Director of SIIA Software & Services Division and the Technology Council of Southern California.
Four members of the Istation Early Math Team talk to SIIA about the company and the win.
The Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the full slate of CODiE winners during a global web announcement on December 1.
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. Visit siia.net for more information.
Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like educational technology. Winner of several national educational technology awards, the Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math, and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves over 4 million students throughout the United States and several other countries.
Read the full press release here.