Here’s Why Blended Literacy Promises Success for All New York City Kids

Robin Hood August 5, 2021
Technology allows educators, parents and students to pinpoint where they are in their studies in an instant, providing the insight needed to create targeted, personalized learning opportunities that meets students where they are... CommonLit launched CommonLit 360 to one million teachers on June 1st. This new, digital and free high-quality literary curriculum for kids in grades 6–10 uses evidence-based practices and technology to teach reading and writing in a way that fully engages students in the process.

Michelle Brown: How to prevent learning loss

WBTV June 22, 2021
Michelle Brown shares advice on how parents can prevent summer learning loss.

From teacher to CEO: How CommonLit’s founder is using technology to impact millions of teachers and students

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Blog May 10, 2021
Michelle Brown, a former classroom teacher, is the founder and CEO of CommonLit. Under her leadership, CommonLit has become a go-to resource for educators around the globe. Michelle sat down with us to share more about what her organization is doing to help create a more inclusive future through literacy education.

4 lessons the edtech industry should take from the pandemic

eSchool News April 28, 2021
Edtech had the opportunity to help address these inequities. In some ways, edtech has risen to this challenge, but the field has also learned some things the hard way. Here are four major lessons our industry should take from the pandemic.

CommonLit named among the Best Digital Library and Reading Apps and Websites

Common Sense Education December 4, 2020
Digital library and reading apps and websites make it easier than ever to help students dive into text on their own terms and better understand what they're reading. These picks -- our favorite e-book and e-reading platforms -- let students browse libraries of text, read at their own pace and level, engage in discussions in the margins, or answer questions and prompts as they read to guide and gauge learning. [CommonLit allows teachers to] access a hefty collection of reliable, ready-to-print, leveled passages that allow you to tailor lessons, assign online reading, and track progress.

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