Portland, ME, June 14, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- The Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) has announced that three Walch Education titles have received Distinguished Achievement Awards “For Excellence in Educational Publishing.” The winning titles were announced at the AEP’s 2008 Annual Awards Banquet and Gala, held June 6th in Washington, D.C., honoring the very best in educational publishing.
In the category of Reading and Language Instruction/Curriculum Packages/Grades 9-12Academic Support Program for English Language Arts
In the category of Mathematics Instruction/Curriculum Packages/Grades 6-8Building Math
In the category of Mathematics Instruction/Curriculum Packages/Grades 9-12Academic Support Program for Mathematics
Building Math, developed in partnership with the Boston Museum of Science and Tufts University, uses hands-on math to solve engineering problems in exciting real-world settings. The two Academic Support Programs were developed with partner districts in Florida, Georgia, and Maryland, and are now available nationwide. The materials nominated for the Distinguished Achievement Awards were evaluated on traits such as efficacy, usability, and overall educational value and judged by an expert panel of educators, editors, designers, and technology specialists.
Al Noyes, President of Walch Education, had this to say: “We are extremely honored to be so recognized by the AEP. Our product development efforts have always focused intensively on customer needs, and these superb materials reflect the best thinking of leading educators who are in the classroom every day. School districts, schools and teachers have embraced our new offerings, and our AEP awards are a clear validation of their appeal."
About Walch Education
Walch Education has a reputation for extending and enhancing learning, with flexible solutions for middle school, high school, and beyond, addressing national and state standards as appropriate. Founded 80 years ago, Walch Education’s accessible and affordable products are developed by experts and an in-house educational team, in partnership with leading schools and districts nationwide.