Sebastopol, CA. (4/12/2011) - eSpindle Learning, a nonprofit providing powerful online vocabulary and spelling tutoring, has been chosen as finalist for two CODiE Awards. www.LearnThatWord.org is based on 200,000 fully edited words and provides unlimited personalized tutoring sessions.
Personalized practice is available via membership, the organization's patent-pending Pay-Per-Result concept, and through its philanthropic campaign, Vocabulary Junction.
"LearnThatWord is fundamentally different from traditional vocabulary instruction. It is giving full support and control to the individual for 100% personalized instruction," says Rosevita Warda, founder and Executive Director of eSpindle Learning. "The recognition from the CODiE judges is wind in our sails."
Established in 1986, the CODiE Awards celebrate outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries.
Informally referred to as the "Grammy Award" of the software industry, the name "CODiE" brings together the word "CODE" and the symbol for information ("i").
The Codie Awards holds the distinction of being the only peer-recognition awards program of its kind in the industry, providing a unique opportunity for companies to earn the praise of their competitors.
For a complete list of CODiE finalists, visithttp://www.siia.net/codies/2008/finalists.asp#Education.
The 2011 Codie Awards will be presented at a gala event on May 25th, 2011, at the historic Palace Hotel in San Francisco, CA.
About eSpindle Learning
A nonprofit organization, eSpindle Learning offers individualized online vocabulary and spelling practice to help students of all ages become confident readers and writers.
The online tutoring service delivers customized learning sessions based on a proprietary database of over 200,000 words, complete with audio, images, usage samples, tutoring comments, translations in 37 languages, etc. The organization was established in 2004 and invests revenue to provide free tutoring to students who could otherwise not afford it.
A free trial period is available at www.LearnThatWord.org, and educators can receive 100 learning credits for an extended classroom trial.
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The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to more than 800 leading software and information companies. For further information, visit www.siia.net.