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Gaggle.Net, Inc. Selected as a Finalist for 2010 CODiE Awards
Mar 09, 2010 (04:03 PM EST)
BLOOMINGTON, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Gaggle, the leading provider of safe online learning tools, has been selected as a finalist in the 25th Annual CODiE Awards, sponsored by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA). Gaggle's student e-mail and collaboration tools were selected as finalists in the category of Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas. All products that qualified as finalists will now be reviewed by members of SIIA, who will vote to select the winner for this category, as well as 55 other categories. The winners will be announced in May.
One hundred eighty-eight products from 136 companies were selected as finalists from more than 785 nominations submitted by 374 companies. Nominated products underwent an intensive review by subject matter experts, analysts, journalists, and others with deep experience in the field. All finalists may now be reviewed on the CODiE Awards Website at http://www.siia.net/codies/2010/finalist_list.asp.
Andrea Keith, Gaggle's Implementation Manager, expressed immense pride in being selected as a CODiE finalist for the fourth year in a row. "Being selected is a true honor; it really speaks to the need for technology to support and enhance learning. The educators I work with value how Gaggle's tools let them extend and enhance the classroom experience with 21st Century tools that motivate students. Gaggle allows for the level of communication and collaboration kids are becoming accustomed to, in a safe environment where teachers have control."
Gaggle has been providing safe online learning tools to the K-12 market since 1998. From its inception, the company has grown significantly and is now so much more than email. Gaggle is continually adding popular features for communication and collaboration, all within a safe, filtered, and controlled learning environment. Gaggle's collection of tools has grown to include Digital Lockers, Message Boards, Chat Rooms, Blogs, Profile Pages, Homework Drop Boxes, and Calendars.
In addition to safe online learning tools, Gaggle now provides an email archiving service to help school districts meet the federal requirements for eDiscovery and open records. The Gaggle solution works with Microsoft Exchange, Groupwise, Lotus Notes, Google Apps, NetMail, FirstClass, Zimbra, mDaemon, SunOne, SendMail, iMail, PostFix, AtMail and other email servers. It requires no hardware or software and can be implemented in one day. For more information please visit http://gagglemail.com.
For additional information, please contact Susan Heykamp. You may also visit our website at http://www.gaggle.net
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