MADISON, Wis.--(Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, recently won Learning® Magazine’s 2013 Teachers’ ChoiceSM Award for the Classroom. Fiskars 7-inch Softgrip® Student Scissors won the 2013 award, marking the tenth year Fiskars scissors have been recognized by Learning® Magazine as the very best in classroom-tested, teacher-recommended products.)--
“When designing classroom scissors, Fiskars recognizes the needs of students at different age levels”
Learning® Magazine’s Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards are one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. This is the 19th annual program. Each year teachers from across the United States judge the entries based on quality, instructional value, ease of use, and innovation to honor products of exceptional quality and outstanding performance in the classroom.
“When designing classroom scissors, Fiskars recognizes the needs of students at different age levels,” said Paul Tonnesen, President at Fiskars. “Fiskars Softgrip® Student Scissors combine a comfort-grip and handles appropriately sized for growing hands with adult cutting performance for a comfortable and precise cutting experience.”
Fiskars scissors are the #1 Teacher Recommended Brand, designed to meet the specific needs of each age level so kids of any age can make frustration-free cuts safely and successfully. Fiskars has been recognized for excellence in cutting tools for over 360 years. Fiskars scissors are guaranteed for life.
Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous orange-handled scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including: Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649, Fiskars has over 360 years of product quality excellence and is Finland’s oldest company. Please visit www.fiskars.com and www.facebook.com/fiskars.
ABOUT LEARNING MAGAZINE’S TEACHERS’ CHOICE AWARDS
In 1994, Learning® Magazine introduced the first Teachers’ ChoiceSM Awards program. Over the years, the program has grown to become one of the most recognized and prestigious awards in the educational market. For the 19th annual program, 43 winners were chosen based on their scores from the evaluations done by a panel of teachers across the country.