TUCSON, Ariz. and CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ExploreLearning and Learning A-Z, two business units of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD), were recently named winners of the prestigious Association of Educational Publisher (AEP) Awards at the organization's Banquet and Awards Gala held this month in Washington, D.C. ExploreLearning Gizmos® for Science received the Distinguished Achievement Award in the category of Science Curriculum, K-5 and Learning A-Z's Bi-Monthly Marketing eNews received a Beacon Award in the category of Marketing Newsletter.
"We are very pleased that in addition to being named as finalists in six categories for the AEP awards, two of our companies and their products and services are honored as winners of these highly regarded awards," noted John Campbell, President of Cambium Learning Technologies. "Winning these types of industry awards from AEP is additional evidence that our customers and peers see value in the products and services we continue to develop."
For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting and represent the highest standard for quality, professional educational resources and excellence in education marketing. The Association of Educational Publishers' annual awards program and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators, and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
For more information and to view the winners visit: http://www.aepweb.org/awards/winners.htm
ExploreLearning develops online solutions to improve student learning in math and science. ExploreLearning currently has two products: ExploreLearning Gizmos, the world's largest library of interactive, online simulations for math and science in grades 3-12; and Reflex, the most powerful solution available for math fact fluency development. Gizmos and Reflex bring research-proven instructional strategies to classrooms around the world. ExploreLearning is a Charlottesville, VA-based business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. [Nasdaq:ABCD] based in Dallas, TX. For more information about Gizmos, please visit http://www.explorelearning.com. For more information about Reflex, please visit http://www.reflexmath.com.
About Learning A-Z
Learning A-Z, a business unit of Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ABCD) of Dallas, TX, is an educational resource company specializing in online delivery of leveled readers and supplementary curriculum. Founded in 2002 to help teachers differentiate instruction and meet the unique needs of all students, Learning A-Z's resources are currently used in nearly half of the districts in the U.S. and Canada and 155+ countries worldwide. Serving a wide range of student need, including ELL/ESL, Response to Intervention, Special Education, and general classroom instruction, Learning A-Z offers six integrated websites for individual classrooms, schools, and districts, including ReadingA-Z.com, Raz-Kids.com, Reading-Tutors.com, ScienceA-Z.com, VocabularyA-Z.com and WritingA-Z.com. For more information, visit LearningA-Z.com.
About Cambium Learning Group, Inc.
Cambium Learning Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABCD) is based in Dallas, Texas, and operates three business units: Voyager, a comprehensive intervention business; Sopris, a supplemental solutions business; and Cambium Learning Technologies, which includes ExploreLearning, IntelliTools, Kurzweil and Learning A-Z. Through its core divisions, Cambium Learning Group, Inc. provides research-based education solutions for students in Pre-K through 12th grade, including intervention curricula, educational technologies and services primarily focused on serving the needs of the nation's most challenged learners and those realizing their full potential. The company's website is www.cambiumlearning.com.
The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) is a nonprofit organization that serves and advances the industry of supplemental educational publishing. The membership of AEP represents the breadth of educational content developers delivering progressive educational products in all media and for any educational setting. AEP's thought leadership and market insight have created ground-breaking opportunities for its members to collaborate, network, and partner with each other as well as to acquire a voice in the development of government education policy. Founded in 1895, AEP now assists its members in navigating the global realities of educational publishing in the 21st Century. For more information, please visit www.AEPweb.org.
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