Press release

June 21, 2016

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


Ogment enables teachers to create multimedia lessons and curriculum and is on a roll with awards recognition in the BESSIEs, SIIA CODiE Awards and AAP REVERE Awards

BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.

Ogment was developed by Ms. Wetmore’s company, EvoText, to help educators quickly and seamlessly integrate web content with teacher-created material to build multimedia lessons and curriculum. Teachers can take any content from the web including articles, videos, and images, and with one click pull it into Ogment where it is formatted and cited with Lexile® measures and other helpful teaching information. See Ogment in action.

“We are honored that Ogment is being recognized with so many awards, and I think this is happening because Ogment addresses a true need in education,” said Ms. Wetmore. “Ogment offers a process that makes it faster and easier for educators to build dynamic, real-world lessons, courses and even whole curriculum.”

Details about the awards Ogment has won or been nominated for:

BESSIE: Ogment wins in three categories including educators’ online resources, online teacher productivity tools, and online multimedia tools.

REVERE: Ogment named finalist in the category of supplemental education resources for innovation.

CODiE: Ogment named finalist in two education technology categories including best cross-curricular solution and best instructional solution in other curriculum areas.

About Ogment

Teachers use Ogment to make lesson planning and development easier. With Ogment, teachers in K12 plan and build lessons from web content, map courses, create assessments, and monitor progress. Ogment “edu-neers” are educators, engineers and designers who have been at the forefront of educational technology for the past two decades. Ogment is a subsidiary of EvoText, LLC headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit

About EvoText

EvoText is an educational software development house that develops custom eLearning solutions. EvoText’s experts have developed several of the most well-known, award-winning eLearning products for basal and supplemental publishers, schools and teachers. EvoText is headquartered in Burlington, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit

Lexile® is a registered trademark of MetaMetrics, Inc. and is registered in the United States and abroad.

Contacts for Ogment
Jennifer Harrison,