Learning Today, Inc.’s Smart Tutor Program Chosen as a Two-Category Finalist for SIIA 2011 CODiE Awards

Learning Today, Inc., a Florida-based math and reading software publisher, announces its Smart Tutor program (http://SmartTutor.com) has been selected as a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association’s (SIIA) 26th Annual CODiE Awards for Best Mathematics Instructional Solution and Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students.

Learning Today, Inc.’s Smart Tutor Program Chosen as a Two-Category Finalist for SIIA 2011 CODiE Awards

“Being selected as a finalist in just one category is a very special honor,” said Dale Baker, President and CEO of Learning Today. “Being nominated in two categories has made my team and myself so extremely grateful and excited about the possibility of winning these awards. Our gifted and dedicated team continues to demonstrate that Smart Tutor TM is an excellent program for students at-level and at-risk.”

According to SIIA, the Best Mathematics Instructional Solution category recognizes the best instructional solution for mathematics curriculum and content for students in the K-12 and postsecondary markets. The Best Instructional Solution for Special Needs Students recognizes the best teaching application specifically designed to benefit students with unique educational needs, including those with physical or learning disabilities or those who are gifted and talented in the K-12 or postsecondary markets.

“Our ability to develop award-winning products is a testament to the feedback and participation from our clients, including administrators, teachers, and parents. It also serves as evidence that a dedicated team can produce excellence, no matter their size. We are so proud to produce this product to help students meet their academic goals,” says Sukanti Husain, Vice President of Educational Technology at Learning Today, Inc.

The CODiE™ Awards hold the distinction of being the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program, which provides member companies with a unique opportunity to earn praise from their competitors. Now in its 26th year, the CODiE Awards program has raised the standard for excellence and serves as a prestigious representation of outstanding achievement and vision in the software and information industry.

Finalists move on to a second round of judging where member SIIA companies cast their votes for winners in each category. CODiE award winners in the software and education product category will be announced at the SIIA Ed Tech Industry Summit, May 22-24.

Smart Tutor is an award-winning program and LMS that helps students build critical elementary level reading and math skills. The research-based program provides placement assessment, individualized instruction, on-demand reporting, and is aligned to national and state standards. The program is used by schools, school districts, and parents to provide instruction to at-level and at-risk learners.

For a complete list of the 2011 CODiE Award finalists, please go to: http://www.siia.net/codies/2011/finalists.asp

About SIIA

The Software & Information Industry Association 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 the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age.

About Learning Today

Learning Today, Inc.’s Smart Tutor program provides schools, school districts, extended-day learning centers, and parents with web-based math and reading curriculum that supports instruction and targeted intervention.

The SmartTutor.com’s online curriculum is designed for homeschool, after-school help, summer use, special needs, and gifted children.