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EvoText creates innovative eLearning solutions that educate and inspire. We collaborate with schools, publishers, and businesses to help elevate education beyond the textbook, utilizing technology to assess knowledge, increase comprehension, and improve the overall learning experience.


May 24, 2018

EvoText Education Software Development Company is One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces in 2018

EvoText employees are engaged, happy and doing great work on behalf of educational publishers

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EvoText, Inc. has been named one of Inc. magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2018, the publication’s third annual ranking in the fast-growing private company sector.

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May 23, 2018

Ogment Curriculum Mapping Program From EvoText Is an Official CESA Purchasing Partner for K-12 Districts and Educational Organizations

Ogment signs agreement with statewide cooperative, CESA Purchasing, to offer integrated digital curriculum mapping program to K-12 districts and other educational organizations in Wisconsin

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ogment has partnered with CESA Purchasing, which is a statewide cooperative in Wisconsin working with almost 90 vendor partners to provide contracts with discounts and other value-added benefits to hundreds of K-12 districts, libraries, technical colleges, universities, municipalities, and other non-profit educational entities.

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May 14, 2018

Ogment From EvoText is Named Finalist in Two SIIA CODiE Award Categories for Innovative Education Technology

Winner of Best Cross Curricular Solution in 2016 and 2017, finalist in several other categories, and now 2018 finalist for Best Digital Aggregation & Sharing Solution and Best Professional Learning Solution for Faculty and Administrative Staff

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the third year in a row, Ogment® has been named a finalist by the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) in two education categories of 2018 CODiE Awards.

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April 16, 2018

Ogment and Its CEO Continue Winning Streak in Two Education Technology Industry Awards

Two EdTech Awards and three BESSIEs for Ogment, curriculum mapping and management solution, and also for Ogment founder and CEO, Johanna Wetmore

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the second time in two years, Ogment has been named a “Cool Tool” in The EdTech Awards by EdTech Digest.

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January 04, 2018

Johanna Wetmore Recognized by SIIA as Startup CEO of the Year

EvoText CEO and co-founder earns industry recognition for developing education technology supporting millions of students and educators nationwide

WASHINGTON — EvoText CEO and co-founder, Johanna Wetmore, has been named the 2017 Startup CEO of the Year in the SIIA Company CODiE Awards. The Company CODiE Awards recognize outstanding teams and individuals for their accomplishments, leadership, and commitment to the industry.

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October 25, 2017

EvoText Enters Partnership With Instructure

EvoText‘s Ogment now offers integration with Canvas to bring a seamless, powerful experience to educators.

Burlington, Mass — EvoText, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Canvas by Instructure to integrate Ogment’s award-winning curriculum creation and management system with Instructure's innovative and award-winning learning platform.

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August 3, 2017

Ogment from EvoText Wins CODiE Award in Education for Second Year in a Row

Ogment for Curriculum Creation and Management in K12 Wins Best Cross-Curricular Solution

Burlington, Mass — Last week the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that Ogment®, from EvoText, won the 2017 CODiE Award for Best Cross Curricular Solution. CODiEs recognize exceptional education technology products that bring real solutions to schools. Ogment also won the CODiE in 2016 for Best Cross-Curricular Solution.

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July 19, 2017

EvoText Names New President, Leading Eduneers in Developing Education Technology Products

Ed tech veteran Michael F. Johnson joins EvoText leadership team

Boston — EvoText – a software development company specializing in education technology solutions and the developers of Ogment for curriculum creation and management – announced Michael F. Johnson has joined the company as president, further filling out its executive team of ed tech industry experts. Johanna Wetmore will continue to serve as CEO and Chris Robert will retain his role as COO.

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June 30, 2017

Ogment Named Three-time Finalist for 2017 SIIA CODiE Award in Education

Second straight year Ogment from EvoText is finalist for Software and Information Industry Association‘s highest honor

Boston — Each year, experts from the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) evaluate and judge the education industry‘s current technologies and trends. EvoText announced today that Ogment® has been named a three-time finalist for the 2017 SIIA CODiE Awards in the three categories: Best Classroom Management Solution, Best Cross-Curricular Solution, and Best K-12 Course or Learning Management Solution.

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May 18, 2017

2017 When Work Works Awards Recognize Workplaces with Innovative, Effective Practices

Winners include 100-percent-virtual companies and worksites with holistic and family-first visions for work

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) today announced the winners of the 2017 When Work Works Award. The winners provide insight into the practices of effective workplaces and emerging trends.

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April 19, 2017

Ogment Honored With Three Victories In ComputEd‘s 23rd Annual Best Educational Software Awards

Seamlessly integrating web content with teacher-created material, Ogment deemed, “Technology to foster educational excellence.”

BURLINGTON, Mass.—For the second year in a row, Ogment has been selected as a Best Educational Software Award winner, bringing home honors in three separate categories.

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December 1, 2016

SIIA Announces Winners for the CODiE Award‘s New Program—Recognizes EvoText for Product Team of the Year

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, announced the winners of the first Company CODiE Awards, part of its annual CODiE Awards line-up. The new awards program recognizes outstanding teams and individuals for their accomplishments, leadership and commitment to the industry.

The CODiE Awards are the only peer-reviewed awards of their kind and, for over 30 years, have recognized thousands of software, information and education technology companies for achieving excellence in products and services. The all-new 2016 Company CODiE Awards winner in the Best Product Team of the Year category is the Burlington, Massachusetts-based, EvoText, Inc.

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November 23, 2016

EvoText gets OK to locate in Kent Cottage

EvoText, Inc., a company that provides educational software and promotes personalized learning, recently earned approval from the Planning Board to locate its business at the historical Kent Cottage on Network Drive, off Middlesex Turnpike, in the Northwest Park Planned Development District.

Two special permit applications were ratified as part of the formal hearing process, which was originally presented to the board last December.

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November 2, 2016

Former Teacher and Founder of EvoText, Johanna Wetmore, Named Finalist in Emerging Leader Awards by SIIA

Johanna Wetmore has been named a finalist in the Emerging Leader Awards by the Software Industry and Information Association (SIIA). Ms. Wetmore and co-founder Chris Robert, founded EvoText, which is a full-service educational software development company that builds e-learning applications. The company has grown ten-fold since being founded in 2012.

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September 28, 2016

Instead of textbooks, why not pay teachers for content?

As an English teacher in Oklahoma's Moore Public Schools, I was recruited by some textbook providers to help them create content. It was a lot of fun, and I was happy to make some extra money doing it. But there are so many teachers in our district who are much more talented than I am. If I was developing curriculum materials that school systems across the nation were purchasing, they certainly could be doing this, too.

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August 4, 2016

How to Save Time Lesson Planning, Grading This School Year

Teachers: if you could have one additional thing to help in your classrooms this school year, what would it be? More technology? Better behaved students? Less paperwork?

... What if those additional 95 daily minutes of prep and grading could be cut in half? Or even by 75 or 85 percent?

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July 15, 2016

Interview With 2016 CODiE Award Winner: Ogment by EvoText

After a big 2016 CODiE Award win, Jenny Baranowski took to the internet to record an online interview with EvoText CEO and Ogment Co-Founder, Johanna Wetmore

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June 29, 2016

Interview with On the Rise Honoree: Johanna Wetmore, EvoText

The PreK-12 Learning Group's On the Rise program recognizes early career professionals in the educational resource community who demonstrate remarkable leadership and innovation.

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June 21, 2016

Ogment by EvoText Wins REVERE Award and is Picked as Most Innovative Supplemental Education Resource by Association of American Publishers

Ogment by EvoText has been selected as the most innovative supplemental education resource in the 2016 REVERE Awards. Ogment is a curriculum creation and delivery program that simplifies the process of developing and publishing lesson plans. The REVERE Awards is a well-respected awards program hosted by the Association of American Publishers, and every year, it picks the most outstanding educational products through a competitive, juried awards program.

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May 23, 2016

Solving a Need for Teachers, Ogment Wins CODiE Award in Education

When a technology solution really solves a pressing need, those solutions tend to win awards. This is what happened last week when the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) announced that Ogment had won a coveted CODiE Award for exceptional education technology products bringing real solutions to schools.

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May 11, 2016

EvoText Founder and Ogment Creator is "On the Rise" and Flush with Product Wins for Education Technology

Johanna Wetmore is having a very good spring. In April, her company‘s product, Ogment, won three BESSIE Awards for education technology teacher tools. Ogment was also named finalist in two categories of the SIIA CODiE Awards, and named finalist as an innovative supplementary resource in the Association of American Publishers‘ REVERE Awards. Ms. Wetmore was also named to the exclusive AAP list of promising education professionals who are “On the Rise” and demonstrate remarkable leadership and innovation in the education resource industry.

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April 28, 2016

Ogment, Created by EvoText - A Revere Award Finalist

The REVERE Awards identify and honor high quality resources that educate learners of all ages, in all media, and in all educational environments, both in and beyond the classroom. The program supports the PreK-12 Learning Group’s mission of advocating for quality content in teaching and learning.

The 2016 Supplemental Resources Finalists for Innovation:

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April 28, 2016

EvoText, Technical Developer for SpringBoard Digital - A Revere Award Finalist

What started as a magazine competition fifty years ago has transformed into the REVERE Awards of today. Adapting to changes in education, publishing, and the world at large have kept the Awards alive and relevant for five decades—and we've got plans for another fifty.

Faced with a modern education landscape full of awards, competitions, and opportunities for recognition, what separates the REVERE Awards from our competition? Here you’ll find a distinct focus on:

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April 18,2016

ComputED Gazette Review: Ogment

Ogment is a unique, dynamic educational resource that is winner of three awards in the Teacher Tools category: Educators Online Resource, Online Teacher Productivity Tool, and Online Multimedia Teacher Tool. The product is designed to enable educators to quickly and seamlessly integrate web content (and personal files) in order to create fabulous multimedia lessons.

The ComputED Gazette is pleased to announce winners of its 22nd Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Some selection criteria are academic content, technical merit, subject approach, and management system. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide. 

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April 13, 2016

EvoText's Ogment Named SIIA Education CODiE Award Finalist in Two Categories

EvoText today announced that Ogment® was named a finalist for the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards in two categories: Best Instructional Solution in Other Curriculum Areas and Best Cross-Curricular Solution. The SIIA CODiE Awards are the premier awards for the software and information industries, and have been recognizing product excellence for over 30 years. The awards offer 91 categories that are organized by industry focus of education technology and business technology.

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January 18,2016

Cool Tool | SpringBoard Digital

Here’s a College and Career Readiness English Language Arts and Mathematics curriculum that is comprehensive, highly interactive, and accessible on any device: desktop, laptop, tablet, smartphone, and interactive whiteboard- 24/7. SpringBoard Digital is student centered, making instruction come alive through innovative technology.

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June 15, 2015

K-12 Education REVERE Award Honors EvoText Client, SpringBoard

The Association of American Publishers has awarded a REVERE Award to SpringBoard® Digital from the College Board. SpringBoard Digital is a college and career readiness English Language Arts and Mathematics curriculum for all students, including high-performing students in grades 6-12. EvoText designed and developed the interactive digital platform for the College Board.

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May 22, 2015

EvoText Client Wins Prestigious Education CODiE

The College Board‘s SpringBoard Digital 6-12 has won a coveted CODiE Award for Best Education Cloud-based Solution, given by the Software Information and Industry Association (SIIA) to recognize exemplary education technology for K-12 and higher education. EvoText designed and developed the SpringBoard interactive digital platform with the College Board. Click to Tweet.

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March 31, 2015

EvoText: 2015 CODiE Award Finalist

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries, yesterday announced the 121 finalists in the 2015 SIIA CODiE Awards for Software categories. EvoText, the proud technical developer of SpringBoard Digital, has been named a Finalist in three categories:

  • Best Education Cloud-based Solution
  • Best Mathematics Instructional Solution
  • Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution

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January 22, 2015

MetaMetrics and EvoText Partner

ORLANDO, Florida--(January 22, 2015) - MetaMetrics®, developer of the widely adopted Lexile® Framework for Reading, and EvoText, LLC, a provider of custom eLearning solutions for schools and educational publishers, announced today that they have partnered to incorporate MetaMetrics' Lexile® Analyzer technology into OgmentTM. Ogment, an EvoText product that is being previewed at FETC 2015, is a cloud-based K-12 lesson creation tool for teachers.

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May 27, 2014

Ogment Focus Group for Teachers

EvoText will be hosting a series of Ogment Focus Groups for Boston area K-12 teachers beginning Monday, June 9 at 4:00pm at EvoText headquarters. It will be 2 hours or less, dinner will be provided, and participants will get a $50 giftcard as well as a free Ogment subscription.

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April 28, 2014

The 2014 Beyond the Classroom Finalists!

The REVERE Awards have long recognized the premier products for learning, with a focus on tools used specifically for classroom instruction. As education in the 21st century evolves, it is time to properly honor the wealth of resources that support skills and development and build knowledge separate from formal instruction.

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April 18, 2014

Winners Of The 20th Annual BESSIE Awards

The ComputED Gazette is pleased to announce winners of its 20th Annual Best Educational Software Awards. The Awards target innovative and content-rich programs (including apps for iPad and Android) and websites that provide parents and teachers with the technology to foster educational excellence. Winners are selected from titles submitted by publishers worldwide.

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March 31, 2014

EvoText: 2014 CODiE Award Finalist

SIIA today announced the 146 finalists in Education categories for the 2014 SIIA CODiE Awards. EvoText, the proud technical developer of SpringBoard Digital, has been named a Finalist in two categories:

  • Best Education Cloud-based Solution
  • Best Reading/English/ELL Instructional Solution

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March 21, 2014

EdTech Government Forum: Connectivity In Our Schools

With the rise of Web-based learning, particularly the use of online video and audio, schools are increasingly reliant on the quality and speed of their Internet connection. And, it appears that the bandwidth and capacity these educational institutions require today will continue to rise nationwide. Our eLearning initiatives are challenged by limited or lack of connectivity and the greatest effort on the part of federal, state, and local government is trying to close the access and skills divide by providing both computers and Internet connectivity in schools.

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March 25, 2014

EvoText to attend SIIA Education Industry Summit

EvoText Co-Founders Johanna Wetmore and Chris Robert will be in San Francisco, CA to attend the SIIA Education Industry Summit. We're hoping to meet up with you.

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March 13, 2014

EvoText is 2014 EdTech Digest Awards Finalist

We are part of a greater movement here, one that takes a tremendous amount of drive, but one with so many gains to be had. We‘re very excited to recognize these cool tools, leaders and trendsetters in the education technology space. We intend to continue contributing to the forward motion of this revolution, and we salute those dedicated souls that create the human energy involved in such an undertaking. Well done! Continue! With that, here are the finalists and winners…

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December 18, 2013

Front and Center Series: Discussion with Johanna Wetmore

We begin a series of talks with CEO and Co-Founder Johanna Wetmore. In a career devoted to education; first as a teacher, and then as a publisher and educational product developer, Johanna has an extensive track record of successfully planning and executing education product strategies. She shares her thoughts on the role of technology in the classroom; firm in the belief that teaching can only improve when we listen to and understand the workflow needs of our educators.

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