LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WURRLYedu, a leading music education content platform, has been awarded MediaPost's 2019 Appy Award in the Education category. WURRLYedu was chosen for its ability to deliver culturally relevant lesson plans and a comprehensive suite of tools to make music education fun, effective and accessible for teachers and students.
Honoring creativity and excellence in app design, the Appy Award winners are chosen by a panel of industry experts. The Education category recognizes best in class platforms that have done a remarkable job to inform or educate about a given subject.
"We're thrilled that WURRLYedu and our team were recognized by MediaPost for their hard work and dedication to our mission of providing every child access to a high quality music education," said Nadine Levitt, CEO and founder of WURRLYedu. "WURRLYedu fosters student curiosity and therefore increases student engagement and improves the development of both musical skills as well as critical life skills."
For teachers, WURRLYedu offers a content portal with lesson plans, an extensive music catalog and a library of video tips from Grammy Award-Winning Artists. For students, WURRLYedu is a mobile and web platform containing thousands of popular songs across multiple genres, games, and recording capabilities. With WURRLYedu, students have all the resources necessary to discover, practice, and record music both inside and outside the classroom.
For over 20 years, MediaPost Communications has been and is at the forefront of the ever-changing digital marketplace. It is the largest and most influential media, marketing and advertising site providing news, blogs, and directories to help our community of more than 150,000 members better plan and buy both traditional and online advertising. MediaPost's Appy Awards honor groundbreaking apps across a diverse range of categories including entertainment, finance, health/ fitness, parenting, technology, travel and more. The 2019 Appy Award winners included Acura, Bloomberg, HBO, MTV, Overstock, among other prestigious companies.
WURRLYedu has partnered with multiple education organizations to use their music education platform including the Public School District of Philadelphia, the California Department of Education, the Boy and Girls Clubs, Exceptional Children's Foundation, and the LAUSD Partnership schools.
WURRLYedu delivers culturally relevant lesson plans and a comprehensive suite of tools to make music education fun, effective and affordable for teachers and students. WURRLYedu solves for many of the barriers in music education including lack of resources, class time, accessibility, and a relevant curriculum. WURRLYedu's innovative approach increases student engagement, improves the development of both musical, social and emotional skills, while also providing teachers and administrations a clear view of the curriculum's effectiveness.