Kurzweil 3000-firefly Named To "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" List By
District Administration Magazine
K12 leaders highlight products that enhance learning in another
record-breaking year for nominations
DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2014
DALLAS, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kurzweil 3000^®-firefly by Kurzweil
Educational Systems^® has been recognized for making a positive difference in
education by K–12 leaders who named it to District Administration magazine's
"Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" for 2013.
The winners, selected by District Administration's editors from a record
1,800-plus nominations, were products that received the highest number of
nominations and best descriptions from K–12 leaders. The "Readers' Choice Top
100 Products" have been announced online and in the December issue of District
Kurzweil 3000-firefly enables struggling students, including those with
learning differences such as dyslexia and English language learners, to learn
from the same content as their peers. Anchored in the principles of Universal
Design for Learning, it supports the complex tasks of developing fluency,
vocabulary, comprehension, writing, study skills, and strategies for test
taking. Kurzweil 3000-firefly and the free companion iPad app provide access
to any curriculum—anytime and anywhere.
"Recognition by the readers of District Administration magazine is an honor,"
said Alex Saltonstall, president of Kurzweil Educational Systems and
IntelliTools^®. "This acknowledgment of Kurzweil 3000-firefly is especially
gratifying because it comes from the educators who use our product in their
classrooms. We are proud that Kurzweil 3000-firefly has made a difference in
the lives of the students we all serve."
For more information, visit www.kurzweiledu.com.
In recognizing the most innovative products, the annual District
Administration "Readers' Choice Top 100 Products" award informs
superintendents and other senior school district leaders about products their
colleagues around the country are using to help their districts excel.
"The fact that we had a record number of readers participating in this
recognition program is a testament to the interest that K12 leaders have in
products for improving educational outcomes and operational efficiencies,"
says JD Solomon, District Administration's editorial director. "All of the
honorees in our Top 100 program should be very proud of their achievement."
About Kurzweil Educational Systems
Kurzweil Educational Systems^®is recognized as the leading developer of
literacy software for people with learning differencessuch as dyslexia,
attention deficit disorder, or those who are English language learners,as
well as those who are blind or visually impaired. Kurzweil provides complete
reading, study skills, writing, and test-taking support for students.For more
than 30 years the company has beendriven by the vision to serve the needs of
struggling learners to enable them to reach their full potential.We offer
products that bring the power and pleasure ofreading and learning to the
lives of users, striving to enhance learning and expand literacy.Kurzweil
Educational Systemsis committed to providing research-based solutions that
help educators raise the achievement levels of preK–12 students as well as
adult learning communities.For more information, visit www.kurzweiledu.com.
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