Arlington, VA, May 29, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- EdOptions’, a premier educational software provider, announced today that its Stars Suite™ was awarded a 2008 Best Educational Software Awards (BESSIE). A Web-based suite of learning and assessment tools, Stars Suite won for its innovative and user-friendly multi-subject Web site, novelstars.com.
The BESSIE Awards, hosted by ComputED Learning Center, target innovative and content-rich programs and Web sites that provide parents and teachers with technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by software publishers around the world.
“We are honored to receive this award,” said EdOptions’ Chief Operating Officer Jim Hagedorn. “We are committed to producing high-quality, Web-based products that promote student success, and recognition from a highly regarded source like ComputED encourages our continued hard work.”
Through novelstars.com, Stars Suite provides institutions nationwide with rigorous curriculum and learning programs – all with the convenience of Internet accessibility. Its Web-based tools help sixth- through 12th-graders and adult learners recover credit, prepare for high school or the GED, or study for high school exit exams.
“Stars Suite is a good match to this generation” said Teacher Carmen Ruiz who uses the program at her California school. “Students are so used to their iPods, cell phones, and computers. Now we have this educational tool that matches their interests.”
With a user-friendly interface easily navigated by students, and tools that teachers can use to track student progress, Stars Suite has been praised by educators.
Said California Teacher Donald Jeffers, “It has been the most powerful tool I’ve used in my teaching career.”
EdOptions™ is an award-winning education technology firm located in Arlington, Virginia. The company’s premier product, Stars Suite™, currently serves about 200,000 students nationwide and features 39 middle and high school courses, and Web-based solutions for state test preparation, high school preparation, and GED study. For more information, visit edoptions.com.