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.

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.

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