Bett finalist recognition makes LearnPad the most awarded global K12 tablet solution
December 3, 2013 – With recognition in the prestigious Bett Awards in 2013 as the Best Digital Device and as a finalist in the “Best Educational App” in 2014, the LearnPad is now the most awarded tablet solution for global education.
Marking its 30th anniversary as the world’s leading event for learning technology Bett, continues to attract more than 35,000 educators from more than 100 countries who meet annually in London to identify the most innovative solutions for schools. Bett continues to be the annual center for advice and guidance for using technology in education, and a place to source the latest and most innovative resources.
The LearnPad is a cloud-based tablet learning solution that safely and effectively controls, supervises and provides unlimited, digital curriculum and instruction. The LearnPad, available as a “bundled” hardware and software solution, is the only proven “purpose built for education” tablet solution available to schools. LearnPad arrives ready “out of the box” requiring no network applications to begin instruction. The LearnPad carries no access, subscription, renewal or reoccurring costs.
The LearnPad has three components that give educators the ability to safely and efficiently control devices, organize lessons and deliver curriculum content. The three components are the LearnPad tablet, the LearnPad Cloud-based Management Portal and the LearnPad Content Store. The LearnPad tablet supports tablet “apps,” websites and Flash-based learning content with a browser that is compliant with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA). LearnPad’s lock-down feature adds supervision and control tools providing security and focus for keeping students on track. The solution is suited for both shared and one-to-one device environments.
LearnPad’s CEO, Ken Leonard, said, “Ultimately, as providers of innovative classroom technology, we believe education deserves better solutions based on a sound understanding of instruction. Our LearnPad solution is supported by an investment in certification, training, coaching and classroom support. It is gratifying that educators and the judges of the world’s most prestigious learning technology awards recognize that the LearnPad provides a simple, safe and effective method to deliver unlimited digital curriculum, supporting the priorities of not only classroom teachers, but, also curriculum and instruction, administrative and technology leaders.”
LearnPad offers a full suite of implementation and integration workshops concentrating on curriculum first and technology second. LearnPad’s hands-on training, led by a team of highly-qualified professionals, provides teachers with the strategies, resources and practice to support the use of LearnPad and the design of creative, exciting and appropriate academic experiences.
About Educational Resources/LearnPad®: Educational Resources has been providing instructional technology solutions to schools since 1985. The LearnPad is the only proven, “Purpose Built for Education” solution and customized for classroom use. http://www.edresources.com
About the Bett Awards: Bett is the global meeting place for the education technology community, bringing together 35,000 educators and learning professionals every January. The Bett awards are an integral part of this gathering, recognizing the leading innovative educational technology solutions for the year. http://www.bettshow.com