Learning® Announces 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom Winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Learning® Announces 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award Winners

 

Contact:  Sarah Phillips, Awards Manager  • (336) 851-8251 • [email protected]

 

Greensboro, NC — November 18, 2019 — Learning® Magazine: Resources for Successful Teaching is pleased to present the winners of the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Classroom, Children's Books, Family, Preschool, and Professional Development programs. These programs are committed to providing teachers with practical, hands-on tools to enhance their lessons.  These winners will be featured in the January 2020 and Spring 2020 editions of Learning and on our website (http://www.teacherschoiceawards.com) beginning in November 2019.

 

For our Classroom program, our nationwide panel of teacher-judges tested 91 products in the classroom, evaluating them on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. The following 23 entries (in alphabetical order by company) were awarded the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Classroom official seal.

 

Classroom Products

Westcott Jellies Scissors for Kids - Acme United Corporation, Westcott Brand

Humane Heroes: Remarkable Animals & the People Who Protect and Care for Them - American Humane

Britannica LumieLabs - Encyclopaedia Britannica

Epic! - Epic! Creations, Inc.

Reflex - ExploreLearning

World Colors - Faber-Castell USA

Daily Math Fluency - hand2mind

Snap & Build Sight-Words - Level 1 - Lakeshore Learning Materials

Commonly Confused Words - Lone Star Learning, Inc

Cubelets Curiosity Set - Modular Robotics

BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE card game - Ok2Win, LLC

News-O-Matic - Press4Kids, Inc.

Pixton EDU - Pixton Comics Inc

Carbon & Climate - Project Learning Tree

Reading Horizons Discovery Grades 1-3 Teacher’s Kit - Reading Horizons

Beginning Long Division Dry Erase Boards - Teacher and Student Kit - Really Good Stuff, LLC

Find-A-Spot CVC Words Game - Really Good Stuff, LLC

Secret Sight Words Activity - Really Good Stuff, LLC

Build-A-Word-Family Activity - Really Good Stuff, LLC

Rewordable - Rewordable LLC

Reading Revealed - Scholastic Inc

Smithsonian STEAM Readers: Grade 4 Kit - Teacher Created Materials

Mission US - THIRTEEN Productions LLC

 

In 2004, Learning launched the Teachers’ Choice Awards for Children’s Books to highlight books that are perfect for today’s classrooms. For our Children’s Books program, our nationwide panel of teacher-judges tested 20 books in the classroom, evaluating them on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. The following 8 entries (in alphabetical order by company) were awarded the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for Children’s Books official seal.

 

Children's Books Products

The Dino-Sphere Series - Bearport Publishing Company

Little Entomologist series - Capstone

Word Adventures: Punctuation series - Capstone

Scampers Thinks Like a Scientist - Dawn Publications

Summer Big Fun Workbook - Highlights

Bee Calm: The Buzz on Yoga - Magination Press

You Are Your Strong - Magination Press

Count to 10 With a Mouse - Silver Dolphin Books

 

In 2004, Learning launched the Teachers’ Choice Awards for the Family to highlight products that are great for at-home learning. For our Family program, our nationwide panel of teacher-judges tested 30 products at home with their children, evaluating them on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. The following 8 entries (in alphabetical order by company) were awarded the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for the Family official seal.

 

Family Products

ReadingIQ - Age of Learning, Inc.

Artie 3000 - Educational Insights

Epic! - Epic! Creations, Inc.

STEM at Play POWER! Electricity Kit - hand2mind

Learn to Read with Bob Books and VersaTiles, Beginning Readers Set - hand2mind

Butterfly Farm - Insect Lore Products

Ranger Rick Jr magazine - National Wildlife Federation

PEEP Family Science Apps - WGBH Educational Foundation

 

In 2015, Learning launched the Teachers’ Choice Awards for Preschool to highlight products that are perfect for today’s early learning classrooms. For our Preschool program, our nationwide panel of teacher-judges tested 16 products in the classroom, evaluating them on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. The following 4 entries (in alphabetical order by company) were awarded the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for Preschool official seal.

 

Preschool Products

Nuts About Counting! - Lakeshore Learning Materials

Treehouse Imagination Builders - Lakeshore Learning Materials

StoryMaking: The Maker Movement Approach to Literacy for Early Learners - Redleaf Press

Nature Reading Haven With Floor Mat Set - Whitney Brothers

 

In 2014, Learning launched the Teachers’ Choice Awards for Professional Development to highlight products that are great for new and ongoing teacher development. For our Professional Development program, our nationwide panel of teacher-judges tested 34 products at home with their children, evaluating them on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation. The following 6 entries (in alphabetical order by company) were awarded the 2020 Teachers’ Choice Award for Professional Development official seal.

 

Professional Development Products

Reading Fluency: Understand • Assess • Teach - Benchmark Education Company

Conscious Discipline: Building Resilient Schools and Homes 10-Session Online Course with Dr. Becky A. Bailey - Conscious Discipline

Critical Thinking in the Classroom: A Practitioner’s Guide - Mentoring Minds

Makerspaces in School: A Month-by-Month Schoolwide Model for Building Meaningful Makerspaces - Prufrock Press, Inc.

Making Sense of Mathematics for Teaching the Small Group - Solution Tree Press

Teaching With the Instructional Cha-Chas: Four Steps to Make Learning Stick - Solution Tree Press

 

In 1994, Learning Magazine introduced the first Teachers’ Choice Awards program.  Over the years, the program has grown to become one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. For more information about the products listed here or about entering the 2021 Teachers’ Choice Awards competitions, please visit www.teacherschoiceawards.com or contact Sarah Phillips  at (336) 851-8251 or by email at [email protected]

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