Judging Process

The spirit of the EdTech Breakthrough Awards is to highlight the BREAK THROUGH products, solutions and companies within the crowded educational technology market.

Judging Criteria

We intentionally keep the submission process simple, focused on nominees addressing the question – “How does your company or product break through the crowded EdTech market?”

The evaluation criteria for the EdTech Breakthrough Awards program are focused around the concept of innovation. We have developed the evaluation that we believe allow for a fair assessment of each entry.

All entries will be judged on the EdTech Breakthrough criteria:



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In the spirit of the technology “Break Through,” we are looking for innovative solutions and companies that address a true need, solve a complex or critical problem, or seize an opportunity and create or revolutionize a new market or industry.

In the award nomination, you may choose to address the following areas. Note that it is not necessary to address each area and these are suggested guidelines only.

Judges will evaluate products in each category based on the following areas: