Soundtrap for Education earns prestigious industry recognition for student creativity and expression
Stockholm, Sweden, and Palo Alto, CA – May 9, 2019 – Soundtrap, the online collaborative music and podcast recording studio, today announced that Soundtrap for Education was named a 2019 SIIA CODiE Award finalist in the Best Tool for Student Creation or Expression category. Award finalists represent applications, products and services from developers of educational software, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PreK-20 sector.
Soundtrap is the first cloud-based audio recording platform to work across iOS, Android, Chromebook, Mac and Windows platforms, enabling users to co-create music anywhere
in the world. Soundtrap provides an easy-to-use music and audio creation platform for all levels of musical interest and abilities and is being used by the K-12 through higher-education markets.
“Today’s forward-thinking educators recognize Soundtrap’s ability to foster deeper learning, enrich creativity, and strengthen student collaboration and communication. We are honored the SIIA understands our mission to give students around the globe access to engaging classroom experiences that change how we think about education and get kids excited about learning.”
–Per Emanuelsson, Director of Soundtrap
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries and have recognized product excellence for more than 30 years. The awards offer 76 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology. Soundtrap for Education was honored as one of 139 finalists across the 32 education technology categories.
“Finalists in the CODiE awards represent the finest in innovation and creativity in educational technology,” said President Jeff Joseph at SIIA. “These breakthrough products are opening doors for learners of all ages by developing and utilizing new technologies to respond to diverse student and educator needs.”
The SIIA CODiE Awards are the industry’s only peer-reviewed awards program. Educators and administrators serve as judges and conduct the first-round review of all education nominees. Their scores determine the SIIA CODiE Award finalists’, and SIIA members then vote on the finalist products. The scores from both rounds are tabulated to select the winners.
Winners will be announced during a CODiE Award Celebration at the Ed Tech Industry Conference & CODiE Awards in San Francisco on June 11. Details about each finalist are listed at https://www.siia.net/codie/2019-Finalists
Soundtrap is the first cloud-based audio recording platform to work across all operating systems, enabling users to co-create music and podcasts anywhere in the world. The company is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. Soundtrap provides an easy-to-use music and audio creation platform for all levels of musical interest and abilities and is being used by the K-12 through higher-education markets. On December 2017, Soundtrap was acquired by Spotify. For more information, visit https://www.soundtrap.com.
About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit siia.net/CODiE.
About Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA)
SIIA is an umbrella association representing 800+ technology, data and media companies globally. Industry leaders work through SIIA’s divisions to address issues and challenges that impact their industry segments with the goal of driving innovation and growth for the industry and each member company. This is accomplished through in-person and online business development opportunities, peer networking, corporate education, intellectual property protection and government relations. For more information, visit siia.net.
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