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2021 CODiE Awards Recognize Companies’ Response to COVID-19 | News

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of the 36th annual SIIA CODiE Awards, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces 37 companies, products and people that have gone the extra mile in response to COVID-19. Winners will be announced during the virtual CODiE Award winner announcement celebrations on June 22 and June 23, 2021.

The finalists, selected by teams of expert judges, represent the most impactful initiatives from software, content, media, financial information and educational technology companies.

“This year, these leaders helped our nation respond to the historic pandemic, literally enabling the continuity of our

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SIIA Announces Education Technology Finalists for 2021 CODiE Awards

152 education technology and service products recognized in peer-reviewed awards program

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of the 36th annual SIIA CODiE Awards, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) announces the 152 education technology finalists. Finalists, selected by expert reviewers, represent the most innovative and impactful products from technology developers, online learning services and related technologies.


“The CODiE Awards recognize the most exciting and transformative products in EdTech,” said Jeff Joseph, SIIA President. “This year, these leaders helped our nation respond to the historic pandemic, enabling learners, educators, administrators and parents to remain

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K16 Solutions Named SIIA Education Technology 2021 CODiE Award Finalist for Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for Administrators Category

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — K16 Solutions, the industry leader in EdTech for LMS course migration, course design, and course archiving, announced today that Scaffold was named a 2021 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Emerging Education Technology Solution for Administrators category. CODiE Award finalists represent applications, products, and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services, and related technologies across the PreK-20 sector.

Scaffold is EdTech’s revolutionary content migration and development platform that

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National Kaohsiung Normal University and ViewSonic Collaborate to Integrate Remote Teaching into Maker Education Courses

The highlights of the demonstration courses have been the “DIY Solar Cars” course in which three schools collaborate, and the “Hand Launch Glider” remote teaching course. Both courses make good use of the schools’ resources to practice hybrid teaching. Through the cross-school collaborations, teachers deliver different syllabuses according to their expertise and prepare lessons collaboratively. The students can interact with each other from different classrooms to increase their learning interests.

“To nurture talents and accelerate education technology development, NKNU follows the core concept of science and technology innovation, hands-on practices, design thinking, and implements digital teaching methods to solve various

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‘Embracing edtech long-term’ – Education Technology

Education technology (edtech) describes a ‘marriage’ of technology and education. The ‘future’ has blessed this seemingly odd union, which unlike many marriages, is destined to last, as it links the latest technology with the age-old art of teaching. Its main goal is to ease the way people learn both traditional subjects and technical skills. Edtech’s potential to improve the way people learn and retain new information could revolutionise the events and conferences industry. The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the spread and development of edtech, but it’s hardly a tool system exclusive to remote education settings. Its impact is universal,

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Trends in Education Technology to Watch Out for in 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic drastically and perhaps permanently altering the society, people had to find different ways to do familiar things. Online shopping boomed like never before, and classroom education was swiftly replaced by virtual learning platforms. Businesses were forced to function remotely, and many that could not went under.

This held true for many institutions of learning. Schools and colleges were forced to shut down and operate on virtual platforms. In fact, even after entering another year of the pandemic, most schools and educational institutions are still operating virtually to some extent. As such, students and educators have been

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