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Istation wins “Best Educational Software” BESSIE Award seventh year in a row

April 15, 2019

Dallas, TX, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The ComputED Gazette is pleased to announce Dallas-based Istation, a national leader in educational technology, as a winner of the 25th Annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES). Istation received the award for best “Blended Learning Resource” in the Middle School category.

Now in their 25th year, the Gazette’s annual springtime BESSIE Awards recognize innovative and content-rich programs and websites (including apps for iOS and Android) that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Selection criteria include academic content, technical merit, subject approach and management system.

“Istation is proud to be acknowledged for the seventh consecutive year by ComputEd Gazette,” said Istation President and COO Ossa Fisher, “especially to receive this prestigious award for our blended learning program, which supports our mission to help pre-K to 8th grade students and teachers through integrated instructional technology and diagnostic tools.”

Istation received a BESSIE Award in 2018 for best Academic Management Website in the Teacher Tools category; one in 2017 in the Multi-Level, Multi-Subject category; and three BESSIE Awards in 2016 for Early Learning Reading, Early Elementary Reading Skills and Multi-Level Reading Skills.

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About Istation

Founded in 1998 and based in Dallas, Texas, Istation (Imagination Station) has become one of the nation’s leading providers of richly animated, game-like, educational technology. Istation was named one of 2019’s “EdTech 1000: Companies Transforming Education” by EdTech Digest and has received numerous national educational technology awards. The Istation program puts more instructional time in the classroom through small-group and collaborative instruction. Istation’s innovative reading, math and Spanish programs immerse students in an engaging and interactive environment and inspire them to learn. Additionally, administrators and educators can use Istation to easily track the progress of their students, schools and classrooms. Istation now serves more than 4 million students throughout the United States and in several other countries. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.

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Molly Bryan Istation Inc. 214-292-4904 mbryan@istation.com