Renaissance Recognized in Two Distinguished Education Technology Industry Award Programs

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Renaissance solutions named among favorite classroom tools in THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards and the 2017 Tech Edvocate Awards

WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis. (Oct. 31, 2017)Renaissance®, the leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics, is pleased to announce that it was named an award winner in two distinguished education technology award programs: THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards and the 2017 Tech Edvocate Awards.

To determine THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards, a record number of educators voted on their favorite edtech solutions, awarding Renaissance these honors:

In 20 minutes or less, Star Reading assesses the proficiency level of each student, making it easy to group students and select the appropriate content for reading practice. Rich performance data provides educators with powerful insights to help guide each student towards higher reading growth. Star Early Literacy helps determine a student’s command of phonemic awareness, phonics, and other literacy and numeracy skills in less than 20 minutes as well. Educators can intervene faster and provide students with effective instruction during the most critical years of their literacy development.

The 2017 Tech Edvocate Award winners were selected by a panel of edtech thought leaders and educators. This panel recognized the excellence of two Renaissance products, awarding

Renaissance Flow 360® was also named as a finalist in the Tech Edvocate Awards. This solution helps educators bridge the gap from assessment and planning to instruction and practice, reducing the time teachers spend grading assignments, collecting data, searching for instructional resources, and creating lesson plans.

The Star 360 assessment suite, a leading interim and formative assessment, includes Star Reading, Star Early Literacy, Star Math®, Star Spanish®, and Star Custom®. Star 360 helps teachers know precisely what students have mastered, the goals they need to reach, and the optimal path to proficiency. Accelerated Math provides deep math practice at the unique levels students need to grow—from foundational skills to grade-level standards. The program encourages collaboration and meaningful discourse about math to let students reflect on their understanding and create deep math knowledge.

“It means so much that educators and edtech leaders have named our assessment and practice solutions as some of their favorite classroom tools,” said Elizabeth Lehnertz, vice president of product marketing at Renaissance. “Educators are at the heart of what we do, so we are honored to receive this recognition from those we support with our solutions every day.”

A full list of THE Journal’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Award winners can be found here:
A full list of the 2017 Tech Edvocate Award winners can be found here:

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About Renaissance

Renaissance® is the leader in pre-K–12 learning analytics—enabling teachers, curriculum creators, and educators to drive phenomenal student growth. Renaissance’s solutions help educators analyze, customize, and plan personalized learning paths for students, allowing time for what matters—creating energizing learning experiences in the classroom. Founded by parents, upheld by educators, and enriched by data scientists, Renaissance knows learning is a continual journey—from year to year and for a lifetime. Our data-driven, personalized solutions are currently used in over one-third of U.S. schools and more than 70 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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