The personalized literacy solution was selected as a 2017 REVERE Award honoree in the Classroom category
(Minneapolis, MN) April 20, 2017 – myON today announced that it has been honored by the Association of American Publishers (AAP) with the 2017 REVERE Award for the Best in Digital and Media Literacies. As one of many in a diverse group of innovative and rich educational resources in the Classroom category, myON’s win showcases the exceptional quality and vision of the personalized literacy environment that promotes literacy growth and students’ ownership of their learning.
For more than 50 years, the REVERE Awards (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) have identified the best content for educating learners on any platform: print, digital, or blended. The REVERE Awards’ evaluation process is rigorous, with both educator and industry professional judges evaluating each entry. This year’s finalists and winners, extensively vetted by educators and learning resource industry professionals, are exciting and engaging products that include classroom resources, whole curricula, magazines, and integrated marketing campaigns.
“We are truly honored to receive this award from an organization as prestigious as AAP,” said Todd Brekhus, president of myON. “This recognition reinforces myON’s continued commitment to providing students with the tools they need to succeed. We are dedicated to creating lifelong readers and truly making anytime and anywhere learning a reality for all.”
REVERE Award winners will be honored on May 25th at a special awards dinner, AAP Celebrates the Golden Lamp Awards and the Lamplighter Honors, held at the annual Content in Context (CIC) conference in Philadelphia. CIC provides practical, actionable insights on content, marketing, and business strategy for learning companies.
myON develops personalized literacy solutions that create collaborative learning opportunities for students worldwide. myON expands the classroom for teachers and students by providing unlimited access to a collection of more than 13,000 enhanced digital books with multimedia supports, daily news articles, real-time assessments, and a suite of literacy tools. myON empowers students and teachers with real-time, actionable data—number and type of books and articles opened and read, time spent reading, results of regular benchmark assessments, and more—based on embedded Lexile® assessments that measure student reading growth and engagement. With myON, every student experiences the benefits of personalized literacy instruction while empowering them to take ownership for their own growth. For more information, please visit myON.com.
About the Association of American Publishers
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) represents nearly 400 member organizations including major commercial, digital learning, education, and professional publishers alongside independents, non-profits, university presses, and scholarly societies. We represent the publishing industry’s legislative, regulatory, and trade priorities regionally, nationally, and worldwide. These include copyright and related intellectual property rights, piracy and enforcement strategies, digital growth and related business models, funding for education and libraries, fair tax and trade policies, and freedom of expression and literacy debates.
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