Shmoop Wins Award of Excellence from Tech & Learning Magazine

Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — For the third time, Shmoop, a digital publishing company that aims to make learning fun, has earned an Award of Excellence from the prestigious education technology magazine Tech & Learning. A panel of educators evaluated more than 150 product entries and selected Shmoop as a “Best Upgraded Product” award winner.

Tech & Learning’s 32nd annual recognition program honors the top software, hardware, network, and Web products that break new ground as well as those that add significant enhancements to proven education tools. Among the high-quality offerings being honored are resources addressing management, safety, communication, differentiated learning, assessment, and other key areas in education.

“Shmoop is honored to be recognized among a wealth of incredible education technology products available,” says Shmoop CEO, Ellen Siminoff. “Our product offering grows every month, and we’re thrilled that Tech & Learning considers us among the best.”

Shmoop’s mission is simple: to spray WD-40 on the friction-laden tracks of learning. Shmoop ( Learning Guides, Test Prep, Online Courses, and Teacher Guides follow academically rigorous standards, providing materials to help students understand subjects on a uniquely intimate and personal level. Shmoop content is written by teachers and experts and led by disciples of Yoda: “There is no try; only do.”

About Shmoop

Shmoop is a digital curriculum and test prep company that makes fun, rigorous learning and teaching resources. Shmoop content is written by experts and teachers, who collaborate to create high-quality and engaging materials for teachers and students. Shmoop Courses, Test Prep, Teaching Guides, and Learning Guides balance a teen-friendly, approachable style with academically rigorous concepts. Shmoop sees 10 million unique visitors a month on its site and offers more than 7,000 titles across the Web, iPhone, Android devices, iPad, Kindle, Nook, and Sony Reader. The company has been honored twice by the Webby Awards, named “Best in Tech” twice by Scholastic Administrator, and awarded Annual Education Software Review Awards (EDDIES) three years in a row. Launched in 2008, Shmoop is headquartered in a labradoodle-patrolled office in Mountain View, California.


Deb Tennen


Ted Kietzman

  • facebook