Sokikom Wins Association of Educational Publishers' Distinguished Achievement Award
Chandler, Ariz., Aug 02, 2011 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- Sokikom, the massively multiplayer online math social learning game, continues to grow its list of honors and accolades with the recent addition of a Distinguished Achievement Award (DAA) from the Association of Educational Publishers' (AEP). The AEP Awards honor high-quality resources for teaching and learning, and their seal of excellence is widely recognized by educators, administrators and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value.
"Everyone at Sokikom is incredibly excited to win the Association of Educational Publishers' Distinguished Achievement Award," said Snehal Patel, founder and CEO of Sokikom. "We are particularly proud to add this prestigious recognition to our list of awards because we know it only goes to products that set the standard of excellence for all education content." Sokikom's math games received the award in the category of Mathematics Curriculum, PreK-5. The DAAs are judged according to category and subject area, and entries are evaluated on traits such as efficacy, usability and overall educational value.
Launched in June 2011 at ISTE, Sokikom's math social learning game has already been awarded a Best Educational Software Award (BESSIE) from ComputED Gazette and has been named to Dr. Toy's list of Best Vacation Children's Products. In addition, the company was named one of the Best Educational Gaming and Adaptive Learning Companies at the National Education Innovation Summit, one of 2011's Most Innovative Internet/Social Networking companies by TiE50 and earned a 2011 Success Award from the Arizona Small Business Development Network for contributions to the Arizona economy.
For more information about Sokikom, visit http://www.Sokikom.com, become a fan on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/Sokikom or follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/Sokikom. Or learn more about how online games are helping children develop a love of math and build their math abilities on Sokikom's blog at https://www.sokikom.com/blog/.
About Sokikom Founded in 2008, Chandler, Ariz.-based Sokikom is an award-winning developer of math social learning games designed to motivate elementary school students in grades 1-6. Rooted in the nationally recognized standards of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Curriculum Focal Points the new Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Sokikom is focused on four core tenets: provide social learning where kids help kids learn math; adapt to individual students' needs and learning styles; encourage positive and safe competitive game-play that leads to measurable improvements; and connect school and home to allow for continuous web-based learning.
About the AEP Awards For more than four decades, the AEP Awards have honored outstanding resources for teaching and learning in all media and for any educational setting. Award winners meet the highest standards for quality, professional content for education and represent the most innovative learning solutions currently on the market.
One of the largest and longest running programs of its kind, the AEP Awards and its seal of excellence are widely recognized by educators, administrators and parents as a mark of outstanding educational value. Find out more at http://www.AEPweb.org/awards.
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