Monday, April 16, 2018 — BURLINGTON, Mass.— For the second time in two years, Ogment has been named a “Cool Tool” in The EdTech Awards by EdTech Digest. Ogment was picked as the Best Curriculum and Instruction Solution for the 2018 awards. In addition, Ogment CEO and co-founder, Johanna Wetmore, has been honored as the Leader Setting a Trend, also from The EdTech Awards, for her vision and leadership in creating Ogment and its parent company, EvoText. Ogment is an integrated digital curriculum mapping and management solution giving educators real-time data all year long to help continuously improve curriculum and instruction. Ogment was also named a finalist in three additional Cool Tool categories: New Product or Service, Authoring Tools Solution, and Lesson Planning Solution. Click to Tweet.
Now in its 8th year, The EdTech Awards recognize the biggest names in education technology – and those who soon will be. Victor Rivero, editor-in-chief of EdTech Digest, overseeing The EdTech Awards, said: “Congratulations to the finalists and winners of The EdTech Awards 2018 and may their resolve inspire others.”
For the third year in a row, Ogment has been selected as a Best Educational Software Award (BESSIE) winner in three separate categories: Online Teacher Productivity Tool, Online Multimedia Teacher Tool, and Multi-Subject Lesson Planning Website. The “BESSIE Awards” is a well-respected industry awards program hosted by the ComputEd Gazette, one of the premier computer education resources in California. The BESSIEs recognize innovative programs, and winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.
"We are very proud to receive these honors, especially multiple years in a row. It shows that we are committed to continuously improving the product, whether it be adding new features or enhancing existing ones,” said Johanna Wetmore, who created Ogment with her team of "eduneers" at EvoText.
Ogment is an integrated digital curriculum mapping and management program that connects curriculum to instruction, makes everything trackable, provides data educators have never had before, fosters collaboration, and facilitates continuous improvement. Ogment was built by a team of experienced "eduneers"— educators, engineers, and designers who have been at the forefront of educational technology for the past two decades. Our experts have developed several of the most well-known, award-winning eLearning products for teachers, schools, and publishers. Ogment‘s mission is to empower educators with the tools they need to get the job done. We focus on supporting pedagogy with thoughtful design and technology—because if technology isn‘t making a educator’s job better, it‘s just getting in the way. Ogment is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EvoText, LLC headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. To learn more or to request a demo, visit GetOgment.com.
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Summary: Ogment wins three education awards for edtech and leadership. Product recognized for teacher productivity and lesson planning tool.
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