Learning.com and CodeMonkey Honored as Finalists in 2017 Software & Information Industry Association CODiE Awards

Education technology company, Learning.com and game-based learning platform, CodeMonkey, today announced their comprehensive coding solution, Coding Foundations bundle, is a finalist in the 2017 Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) CODiE Awards in the Best Coding and Computational Thinking Solution category. This prestigious annual awards program highlights achievement across the industry and honors the best education technology, business software and digital content.

“We collaborated with CodeMonkey to develop a coding solution that is both comprehensive and fun for students to use for learning to code and building computational thinking skills,” said Learning.com CEO, Keith Oelrich. “We are honored that the CODiE’s educator judges have given us this prestigious recognition.”

Since 1986, the SIIA CODiE Awards have recognized thousands of software, information and education technology companies for achieving excellence. The CODiE Awards are the only peer-recognized program in the content, information, education and software technology industries, honoring a product’s innovation, vision and overall industry impact.

“CodeMonkey relies on local education companies to scale its impact globally,” says CodeMonkey CEO, Jonathan Schor. “This recognition is more proof that Learning.com is the ideal partner for us in the United States.”

The Coding Foundations bundle is comprised of EasyCode, which includes CodeMonkey, a fun and educational game environment designed to help students learn to code in CoffeeScript, a simple yet powerful coding language that is inspired by Python and JavaScript. EasyCode offers elementary and middle school educators a fun, game-based and turnkey instructional solution that features coding challenges, game lessons, a game builder and progress monitoring so…

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