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Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology Wins Two Prestigious Codie Awards.

BOSTON -- Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology today announced that two of its flagship products received 2007 Codie Awards, the top honors from the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA).

Larson Learning([R]), a highly interactive software-based math program that combines real-world problem solving and skill building through interactive instruction, guided practice and mastery, was named Best Mathematics Instruction Solution. Larson Learning includes interactive software, individualized data-driven instruction, student resources, correlations and customized professional development.

The Edmark House Series([R]), which includes popular software titles such as Millie's Math House([R]), Bailey's Book House([R]), Sammy's Science House([R]), and Trudy's Time and Place House([R]), was named Best Instruction Solution for Special Needs Students. The series combines activities that supplement math, reading, social studies and science in the special needs and early learning classrooms, and supports cross-curricular instruction.

Now in its twenty-second year, the Codie Awards is the longest-running awards program in the software and information industry, recognizing best-of-class products and services. Chosen by a panel of journalists, technology experts and SIIA members, the awards provide a unique opportunity for companies to earn praise from industry peers.

"We are extremely pleased that both Larson Learning and the Edmark House Series garnered such prestigious awards," said Scott Kirkpatrick, president, Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology. "It is an honor to be recognized not only by our peers but also from among more than 1,000 competing nominations."

Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology develops and delivers highly engaging, interactive pre-K-12 solutions that inspire excellence and innovation, and raise student achievement. With a rich portfolio of curriculum-based technology products and services in all subject areas, this newly created division of Houghton Mifflin Company provides a powerful, research-proven approach for integrating core and supplemental instruction, intervention, assessment and reporting, professional development and school-to-home connections.

For more information about the 2007 Codie Awards, visit http://www.siia.net/codies/2007/winners.asp. For more information about Houghton Mifflin Learning Technology, Larson Learning, and the Edmark House Series, visit http://www.hmco.com/divisions/learning_tech.html.

About Houghton Mifflin

Boston-based Houghton Mifflin Company is one of the leading educational publishers in the United States, with more than $1.4 billion in sales. The Company publishes a comprehensive set of educational solutions, ranging from research-based textbook programs to instructional technology to standards-based assessments for elementary and secondary schools and colleges. The Company also publishes an extensive line of reference works and award-winning fiction and nonfiction for adults and young readers. In 2006, Houghton Mifflin merged with Riverdeep, bringing together one of the most respected print publishers with the leader in interactive courseware. With origins dating back to 1832, Houghton Mifflin combines its tradition of excellence with a commitment to innovation. To learn more about Houghton Mifflin, visit www.hmco.com.
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