The Sora reading platform was named a Tech & Learning magazine Best of 2023 contest winner! This award recognizes educational technology that exceptionally supported teachers and students in 2023. Sora was an honoree in the category of Primary Education.

Expert judges evaluated hundreds of nominations to pick products they saw as standouts in supporting education this past year, with nominees answering the following questions:

  • What specific problem does this product solve?
  • How did your product exceptionally support teaching and learning in 2023?
  • How does your product address the challenges facing education today?

“2023 will surely be remembered as ‘the year of AI,’ but there were plenty of examples of products that integrated a variety of innovative technology to help to improve teaching and learning,” said Christine Weiser, Content Director for Tech & Learning. “Congratulations to the following winners for supporting innovation in schools.”

Check out the full list of Tech & Learning Awards of Excellence Best of 2023 winners.

Over the years, since the app’s launch in 2018, Sora has been the recipient of multiple awards acknowledging its positive impact on K-12 education. These include a Tech & Learning Best of Show winner at ISTE 2023, a 2021 Gold Stevie Award, a 2021 Tech & Learning Best Tool for Back to School, a 2021 AASL Best Digital Tool for Teaching and Learning, a 2022 Tech & Learning Best of Show, and a TIME Best Invention of 2019.

Not yet a Sora school? Visit to learn more about the features that make Sora a Best of Show 2023 winner – and how it can help your school find the right book for every reader.

You can also join a live product walk-through to see Sora in action! Our team will take questions via Q&A, with many chances for follow up. Hope to see you there!