Winners of the 17th Annual BESSIE Awards

     The ComputED Gazette is pleased to announce winners of its 17th Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers around the world. A list of last year's winners is available. The BESSIES has had the distinction of previously being co-sponsored by the CBS-affiliate in San Diego (KFMB-TV, Channel 8).


Pre-Literacy Website: Juba (Six Red Marbles (857) 588-9000

Math Website: WAZA (Six Red Marbles (857) 588-9000)

Reading Website: Discover Intensive Phonics (Reading Horizons
             (800) 333-0054)

Interactive Book(s) Website: Story Cove Reading
(Story Cove (404) 442-4425)  - see review


Reading Website:  myON reader (Capstone Digital
             (952) 224-0594)

Multimedia Creation Website:
  Wixie (Tech4Learning
             (619) 563-5348)

Multi-Subject Website:  The Big Bus 2.0 (Sherston
             Software/BLI Education (877) 309-8002)
Science Website:  PebbleGo (Capstone Digital (952) 224-0594)

Math Website: DreamBox Learning K-3 Math 
             (DreamBox Learning (877) 451-7845)

Math Assessment Website: Orchard Now: Math Assessment
(Educational Options (703) 243-7460)

Online Multi-Player Math Game: Sokikom  (Sokikom
             (480) 788-1849) 

Literacy Website: Lerner Interactive Books (Lerner Publishing
             (312) 332-3344 )

Special Education: Classroom Suite by Intellitools
(Cambium Learning Technologies (800) 547-6747)       

Home School Math Website: (3P Learning
              (866) 387-9139)

Reading/Literacy Website:
Smart Tutor - Reading
(Learning Today (954) 584-5250)

Multimedia Creation: Share (Tech4Learning, Inc. 
             (619) 563-5348

Art Education Website: Creativity Express (Madcap Logic
(813) 503-9701)

Math Website:
Smart Tutor - Math (Learning Today (954) 584-5250)                                                               

Spelling Website: (3P Learning (866) 387-9193)