Five Cambium Learning Group Products Win 19th Annual Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards from The ComputED Gazette

Five Cambium Learning Group Products Win 19th Annual Best Educational Software
                  (BESSIE) Awards from The ComputED Gazette

PR Newswire

DALLAS, May 1, 2013

DALLAS, May 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambium Learning^® Group (ABCD), a leading
educational solutions and services company providing evidence-based support to
help all students reach their full potential, announced today that five of its
learning solutions have been honored by The ComputED Gazette. Kurzweil
3000^®-firefly, ExploreLearning Gizmos^®, ExploreLearning Reflex^®, and
Learning A-Z's and were named winners in the
19^th Annual Best Educational Software (BESSIE) Awards, which recognize the
most innovative and effective content-rich learning products—including
websites and apps for iPad and Android. 


Chosen from titles submitted by publishers worldwide, the winning products
provide parents and teachers with high-impact technology tools that foster
educational excellence and student accomplishment.

"We are thrilled that The ComputED Gazette has recognized our outstanding
online and software products as part of its annual BESSIE Awards," said John
Campbell, chief executive officer of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. "And we are
proud to join the other distinguished products that play a pivotal role in
creating solutions to significantly enhance teacher effectiveness and student
achievement across the globe."

The following Cambium Learning Group solutions received 2013 BESSIE awards:

Multi-Level Category

  oKurzweil 3000 - firefly: Reading, writing, and study skills software for
    English language learners and students with learning disabilities such as
  oExploreLearning Reflex: Game-based system helping students develop fluency
    with basic math facts
  oExploreLearning Gizmos: More than 450 interactive online simulations for
    math and science education in grades 3-12

Teacher Tools Category

  oLearning A-Z A website for K-6 teachers delivering
    thousands of printable and projectable books and instructional resources,
    spanning 27 levels


  oLearning A-Z Delivers K-6 science curriculum resources
    across 60+ units, all written to three reading levels

To view a complete list of BESSIE winners, visit

For more information about Cambium Learning Group, visit

About The ComputED Gazette:
The ComputED Gazettehas been a valuable online educational resource for more
than 19 years. Its directors are educators who have provided the finest
computer education to children and adults in the North San Diego area. The
Gazetteis proud sponsor of two national awards: TheBest Educational Software
Awards (BESSIES)in the spring and theEducation Software Review Awards
(EDDIES)in the summer.

About Cambium Learning Group
Cambium Learning Group is a leading educational solutions and services company
that is committed to helping every student reach their full potential by
providing evidence-based solutions and expert professional services to empower
educators and raise the achievement levels of all students. Cambium is
composed of four business units: Voyager Learning (
and Sopris Learning (, Learning A–Z
(, ExploreLearning^® (  |, and Kurzweil Educational Systems^® (
and IntelliTools^® ( Together, these business units
provide best-in-class intervention and supplemental instructional materials;
gold-standard professional development and school-improvement services;
breakthrough technology solutions for online learning and professional
support; valid and reliable assessments; and proven materials to support a
positive and safe school environment. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Kelly Dean
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

Investor Contact:
Barbara Benson
Cambium Learning Group, Inc.

SOURCE Cambium Learning Group

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