March 29, 2017
The Smithsonian Science Education Center is honored to announce that Good Thinking!: The Science of Teaching Science was named a REVERE Awards finalist in CLASSROOM- Professional Resources- Innovation. In the company of a diverse group of innovative and rich educational resources, Good Thinking!’s achievement shows the exceptional quality of the product which was designed to support K-12 science educators through targeted short-format videos that explore common student ideas and misconceptions.
For more than 50 years, the REVERE Awards (Recognizing Valuable Educational Resources) have identified the best content for educating learners on any platform – print, digital, or blended. The REVERE Awards evaluation process is rigorous with both educator and industry professional judges evaluating each entry. This year’s finalists and winners, extensively vetted by educators and learning resource industry professionals, are exciting and engaging products that include classroom resources, whole curriculum, magazines, and integrated marketing campaigns.
REVERE Award winners will be honored on May 25 at a special awards dinner, AAP Celebrates the Golden Lamp Awards and the Lamplighter Honors, held at the annual Content in Context (CIC) conference in Philadelphia. CIC provides practical, actionable insights on content, marketing, and business strategy for learning companies.
The REVERE Awards categories:
Classroom: For resources used during school
Beyond the Classroom: For resources used for informal learning opportunities
Magazines: For periodical content in all media
Integrated Marketing: For education product marketing campaigns
About the Smithsonian Science Education Center
The mission of the Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC), formerly the National Science Resources Center, is to transform and improve the learning and teaching of science for K–12 students. The SSEC is nationally and internationally recognized for the quality of its programs and its impact on K–12 science education.
About the Association of American Publishers
The Association of American Publishers (AAP) represents nearly four hundred member organizations including major commercial, digital learning, education and professional publishers alongside independents, non-profits, university presses and scholarly societies. We represent the publishing industry’s legislative, regulatory, and trade priorities regionally, nationally and worldwide. These include copyright and related intellectual property rights, piracy and enforcement strategies, digital growth and related business models, funding for education and libraries, fair tax and trade policies, and freedom of expression and literacy debates.