ANNOUNCING THE 17TH ANNUAL EDUCATION
SOFTWARE REVIEW AWARDS (EDDIES 2012)
The ComputED Gazette is now accepting entries for its 17th Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIE Awards). The EDDIES recognizes innovative and content-rich software and websites that can be used by educators to augment the classroom curriculum and improve teacher productivity; or by parents for home-schooling enrichment. Some selection criteria are academic content, potential for broad classroom use, technical merit, subject approach, and quality of management system. Software and websites that previously received awards, and older products that can compete in today's market, are accepted regardless of publication date. Deadline for submission of entries is July 20, 2012.
Winners receive a digital EDDIES logo for promotional use, and up to ten winning entries are selected by our staff writers for inclusion in the Awards Showcase and expanded Reviews section. Press releases and announcements are provided to the media, major educational newsgroups and listservs on the Internet. A list of last year's winners is available.
Software and website publishers interested in participating are invited to submit entries in all academic levels/areas, including:
Internet Tools / Online Courses
Teacher Productivity Tools
Unlimited titles (Windows, iPad, or Android) and website entries are accepted in any/all categories. For products requiring specific or 'difficult to ship' hardware, we will accept a DVD that demonstrates the full features of the program. A single entry fee of $675/per software publisher is required for submission of up to 2 titles (add $200 for each additional title). PLEASE SEND 2 COPIES OF EACH TITLE OR WEBSITE ACCESS LOGINS).
Checks or money orders made payable to "ComputED." Please mail to ComputED Gazette, 2588 El Camino Real F339, Carlsbad, CA 92008. [NOTE: Checks/money orders not payable through a US bank are subject to a $25 processing fee, which must be included with the entry fee.]
Credit card - accepted only through PayPal.com. The payee to be credited is firstname.lastname@example.org. A $20 processing fee must be added (basic entry fee through PayPal is $695).
Please print out an ENTRY FORM to accompany the entry fee.
For further information, please send e-mail to email@example.com
*ComputED also sponsors the annual Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIES) each winter. The BESSIE Awards has been recognized by the media, including the CBS-TV affiliate in San Diego and local cable TV-channels. Winners of the 2012 BESSIE Awards are posted.