CommonLit CEO on Addressing Learning Loss from Pandemic

The Business of Giving with Denver Frederick October 28, 2022
CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially those in Title I schools, graduate with the reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. They have been especially busy since the lockdown and are now helping create solutions to address the learning loss that occurred as a result.

How Cisco Data Scientists Helped CommonLit Innovate Teacher Feedback for Better Learning

Yahoo October 11, 2022
Over one million teachers use CommonLit in more than 80,000 schools. By fall semester of 2019, just months after launch, over 603,000 students had used the Annotation Tool, creating 3,210,156 Annotations and 5,029,973 highlights. So it comes as no surprise that the Annotation Tool, with its newly improved natural language processing, has proven very useful within its first year - close to 2.5 million annotations were logged.

Using Technology To Accelerate Student-Centered Learning: An Interview with Nonprofit Leaders

Overdeck Family Foundation June 30, 2022
Innovative, technology-enabled interventions can play an essential role in personalizing the process of remediation and acceleration of student learning. This is critical as districts nationwide work to address widening learning gaps as a result of school closures caused by the pandemic.

Michelle Brown: Founder & CEO of CommonLit, Inc.

Our Inclusive Future Podcast January 24, 2022
Former teacher Michelle Brown is on a mission to improve reading and writing skills for children around the globe. That's why she created CommonLit, an education technology non-profit that has grown to reach 80,000 schools in the United States and over 20,000,000 users worldwide.

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.

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