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Keyboarding Without Tears Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition


WASHINGTON (May 31, 2016) – Keyboarding Without Tears, the leader in developmentally appropriate keyboarding and computer readiness instruction in grades K-5, was named the Best Instructional Solution of 2016 as part of the 2016 SIIA CODiE Awards.


A SIIA CODiE Award win is a prestigious honor as each award winner was reviewed by a field of industry experts, whose evaluations determined the finalists. SIIA members then reviewed the finalists and their votes were combined with the scores from the industry experts’ to select this year’s CODiE Awards winners.


Keyboarding Without Tears is a web-based, multisensory curriculum that teaches the keyboarding and pre-keyboarding skills students need to succeed in today’s classroom, in grades K-5. “We are excited and honored to be recognized by SIIA for our accomplishments and commitment to teaching students 21st century foundation skills,” said Jim Donnelly, Chief Technology Officer for Keyboarding Without Tears. “We are proud that we are making a difference in children’s lives by delivering an easy-to-use and engaging solution which improves their keyboarding skills.” Details about the winning products can be found at


About the SIIA CODiE™ Awards
The SIIA CODiE Awards is the only peer-reviewed program to showcase business and education technology’s finest products and services. Since 1986, thousands of products, services and solutions have been recognized for achieving excellence. For more information, visit


About ETIN
ETIN (the Education Technology Industry Network of SIIA) is the leading voice for 200+ companies that provide software applications, digital content, online learning services and related technologies across the PK-20 sector. ETIN drives growth and innovation within the industry by providing leadership, advocacy, business development opportunities, government relations and critical ed tech market information. For more information, visit


About Keyboarding Without Tears
Keyboarding Without Tears is the leader in developmentally appropriate keyboarding and computer readiness instruction in grades K-5. The company’s developmentally appropriate, cross-curricular approach to instruction helps more than 3 million students each year. We make it easy to teach and easy to learn the foundation skills critical to succeed in school, and throughout life. For more information, visit