Carnegie Learning Receives Best in Tech Award from Scholastic Administrator Magazine

Carnegie Learning, Inc. has received the Best in Tech Award for the 2008–2009 school year from Scholastic Administrator Magazine , the company reports. This competitive national award recognizes Carnegie Learning® Math Programs as a leading Supplemental Math Solution.

Carnegie Learning and the Best in Tech Award Winners from the 2008—2009 year will be recognized at a formal awards ceremony at the National Educational Computing Conference in Washington, DC, on June 28, 2009.

Scholastic Administrator is a resource for a quarter-million results-driven school leaders. The monthly print publication and Web site focus on leadership for education executives and insight and analysis into what’s next in education.

This is the second national award for Carnegie Learning this month. Carnegie Learning® Adaptive Math software was recognized as the Best Mathematics Instructional Solution by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), which presented Carnegie Learning with a CODiE Award on May 5.

“This is an exciting time for Carnegie Learning and the districts we serve,” said Dennis Ciccone, Chief Executive Officer of Carnegie Learning, Inc. “The bar has been raised on the quality of education resources and effectiveness in teaching and learning. It is an honor to be recognized by Scholastic Administrator and the SIIA, two organizations that look closely at education strategy and help the industry stay focused on innovation and improvement.”

Carnegie Learning® Math Solutions provide students with highly individualized, self-paced math instruction. These research-based programs are implemented as Response to Intervention (RTI) and supplemental math programs, as well as core, full-year courses that prepare students with 21st Century learning skills. Based on more than two decades of cognitive science research at Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Learning provides rigorous instructional resources, ongoing formative assessment, and Professional Development programs that help both students and teachers to succeed.

About Carnegie Learning, Inc. ( )
Carnegie Learning, Inc. is a leading publisher of innovative, research-based math solutions for middle school, high school, and post-secondary students. Our curricula – Bridge to Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and Integrated Math programs – provide differentiated instruction to more than 500,000 students in nearly 2600 schools in the U.S. helping them to succeed in math as a gateway to graduation and preparation for the 21st century workforce. Carnegie Learning® Blended Math Solutions integrate interactive software, text, and collaborative classroom activity for core, full-year math instruction. Carnegie Learning® Adaptive Math Solutions feature Cognitive Tutor® Software that may be customized for Response to Intervention programs. All solutions are supported by Carnegie Learning® Professional Development Services. In independent studies, Carnegie Learning® Curricula consistently show significant effects on student learning resulting in improved math achievement. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Carnegie Learning was founded by cognitive and computer scientists from Carnegie Mellon University in conjunction with veteran mathematics teachers.