The BESSIE Awards target innovative and content-rich programs and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to promote educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers around the world. The awards truly highlight the best in educational software.
“We are so grateful that SmartTutor’s interactive, affordable, online assessment, curriculum and progress tracking software has been awarded one of 2013’s Best Educational Software Awards. SmartTutor continues to add many exciting new families to our ever-growing community of at-home educational software users and we are thrilled to share this accomplishment with each family and each child that uses our system,” stated Robin Baker, President of SmartTutor.com.
SmartTutor’s Education Programs include research-based reading and math programs that provide assessment and individualized instruction. The program provides children with the customized tutoring they need at home in order to maintain, improve or advance their academic ability, whether they are homeschooled or are enrolled in traditional school. With SmartTutorTM parents are able to afford an award-winning tutoring program without the high costs, scheduling, and traveling associated with traditional tutoring. Parents can view their children’s progress from any computer (with proper login), ensuring a cohesive approach to managing and monitoring academic progress. All Smart Tutor lessons are aligned with the National Common Core Education Standards (CCS). Smart Tutor seamlessly and automatically assesses children to determine their appropriate skill levels (for free during our trial period), establishes their individualized instruction plan and program, and monitors their progress.
There are no downloads or installations required for this web-based program and it can be set up in minutes by parents or tutors at home. Parents, tutors and children do not need training to use the program. The system is easy to use and all learning content and customer support is “on demand.” Phone and email support is available free of charge.