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Otus wins Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence “Best of 2023” for Primary and Secondary Education

Author: David Specht | Blog, Press |

Otus Unveils New Data Dashboard and AI Features, Securing Best of 2023 Innovations

Otus, a leader in K-12 student-growth data solutions, is proud to announce its win of the Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence: Best of 2023 in both the Primary and Secondary Education categories. These awards spotlight the top products in education technology, focusing on solutions that significantly support education professionals, students, and teachers. Otus was evaluated for its comprehensive features, innovation, value, and ease of use, and was chosen as a standout winner.

Since launching in 2016, Otus has positively impacted over 1 million students nationwide. Its all-in-one platform enhances the educational process by integrating grading, assessment, progress monitoring, and data-informed instruction, helping educators improve efficiency and effectiveness.

“As education continues to evolve, providing tools that effectively address the needs of educators and students becomes more important than ever,” said Chris Hull, President and Co-Founder of Otus. “This consecutive win really speaks to our team’s dedication to improving the way technology is used in education, ultimately aiming to ensure success for each and every student we serve.”

Over the past year, Otus has introduced several innovative features to further support educators, students, and families. The new Assessment Analytics tool allows educators to deeply analyze student assessment performance, tracking progress toward learning standards and grouping students for tailored instruction. The redesigned Student and Family Gradebooks provide a clearer view of student performance across classes, fostering transparency and stronger home-school collaboration. Additionally, the Administrator Activity Dashboard offers insights into Otus usage within districts, enabling data-driven decisions to optimize educational outcomes. A standout innovation is the AI-Powered Question Generator, which streamlines the creation of aligned and engaging assessment questions, demonstrating Otus’ commitment to leveraging advanced technology to enhance teaching and learning. These enhancements underscore Otus’ role as a leader in the edtech space, delivering solutions that address the dynamic needs of modern education.

Tech & Learning has been recognizing excellence in educational technology with its annual awards for over three decades. The magazine’s editorial team noted, “2023 will surely be remembered as ‘the year of AI,’ but there were plenty of examples of products that integrated a variety of innovative technology to help to improve teaching and learning. Congratulations to the winners for supporting innovation in schools.”

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