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Learning Impact Awards 2021 Winners

Learning Impact Awards 2021

Medal Winners


Congratulations to the eight medalists whose evidence-based technology projects were selected by a panel of experts and peer voting from the
28 finalists in this year's competition.


View all medal winners and finalists below. Projects are organized and listed alphabetically by their Learning Impact Trend Category with resources linked at the end.


2021 Learning Impact Award Platinum Medal logo


Evolution to Transformative Digital Learning Experience/Environments

Chicago Public Schools' Curriculum Equity Initiative (Chicago Public Schools and SAFARI Montage: Video / Paper)

Student Success and Outcomes-Based Learning Support Services

ECoach at the University of Michigan (University of Michigan: Video / Paper)



2021 Learning Impact Award Gold Medal logo


Blended Learning Optimization

ClassLink Reduces the Strain of Remote Learning for Northwest ISD with Access, Analytics, and Rostering (Classlink and Northwest Independent School District: Video / Paper)

Digital Learning Networks

Scaling an Equitable Access Program: VitalSource and University of California, Davis (VitalSource and UC Davis: Video / Paper)



2021 Learning Impact Award Silver Medal logo


Blended Learning Optimization

Class: Redefining the Virtual Classroom (Class Technologies: Video / Paper)

Scaling Pedagogical Knowledge and Practice

Vigilo When Time Matters (Vigilo: Video / Paper)



2021 Learning Impact Award Bronze Medal logo


Evolution to Transformative Digital Learning Experience/Environments

Desert Sands Leverages CatchOn to Keep Students Safe and Personalize Learning (CatchOn and Desert Sands Unified School District: Video / Paper)

Student Success and Outcomes-Based Learning Support Services

Digital Graduation Predictor and Virtual Counselor (Microsoft and Forsyth County Schools: Video / Paper)



Honorable Mentions


Adaptive Learning, Online Homework, and Assessment

  • MagicBox—Digital Learning Solution Empowering Students and Educators (Magic EdTech: Video / Paper)


Blended Learning Optimization

  • Harmonize: Transformative Discussion Platform Deepens Learning and Engagement (42 Lines: Video / Paper)

  • Integrated Education and Training Platform with Seamless Integration of On-Demand and Live Streaming (Digital Knowledge Co., Ltd.: Video / Paper)


Collaborative Digital Learning

  • Florida Virtual School Online Learning Community (Florida Virtual School: Video / Paper)


Digital Credentials

  • Curated Playlists for Seamless Credentialing (Playposit: Video / Paper)


Educational Accessibility and Personalization

  • Magica11y from Magic EdTech (Magic EdTech: Video / Paper)


Educational Pathways, Portfolios, and Learning Maps

  • Cities of Learning Navigatr (The Royal Society of the Arts RSA, BadgeNation, and Navigatr: Video / Paper)

  • Comprehensive Learner Record: Empowering Embedded Assessment of Competency to Determine Student Readiness for Real-World Problems (AEFIS and University of Rochester School of Nursing: Video / Paper)

  • The World's First LMS “Multiverse” with Open Badge to Improve Skill Certification and Motivate Autonomous Learning (NetLearning, Inc.: Video / Paper)


Evolution to Transformative Digital Learning Experience/Environments

  • INDIeOpen: An Online Content Creation Platform (Centro de Producción de Contenidos Digitales (CPCD) and Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena: Video / Paper)


Learning Analytics

  • BlueML from Explorance is Machine Learning for the Student Experience (Explorance: Video / Paper)


Scaling Pedagogical Knowledge and Practice

  • Digital Hands-on Lab Bytes with XtremeLabs (XtremeLabs and Mesa Community College: Video / Paper)

  • Faculty Institute on Teaching (FIT) (Concentric Sky & MaxKnowledge and Kentucky Community and Technical College System: Video / Paper)

  • Hylable for Visualization of Online Group Discussions (Hylable Inc.: Video / Paper)

  • Learning by Evaluating (LbE) through Adaptive Comparative Judgment (RM Education Ltd. and Purdue University: Video / Paper)

  • Professional Development for Lawyers in Australia using LTI (Vidversity and The College of Law: Video / Paper)

  • Transforming Teacher Training for Online English as a Second Language Lessons (Off2Class and Bridge Education Group: Video / Paper)

  • Vietnam Forward (The Dariu Foundation: Video / Paper)


Student Success and Outcomes-Based Learning Support Services

  • How Tier2 SEL Intervention Successfully Re-Engaged Avoidant Students, Built Resilience and Positively Impacted Grades and Attendance (EmpowerU and Minnetonka High School: Video / Paper)

  • INVALSI Develops a Formative Assessment Project with TAO to Address the COVID-19 Learning Loss & Measure Student Progress in a Hybrid Learning Environment (Open Assessment Technologies and INVALSI: Video / Paper)


View the Learning Impact 2021 Report




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