A Tech Startup by Teachers, for Teachers (and their students)

Free Enterprise Presented by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce August 21, 2017
She thought to herself, “How do I share this? How do I make these resources available for all schools and teachers?” And the answer soon became clear: put it online. CommonLit has since connected with schools across the country, allowing teachers to have more, do more, and learn more.

Tool of the Month for Language Learners: CommonLit

American TESOL Institute August 7, 2017
Welcome to a new series where we feature our favorite free web tools and apps for language learners and teachers. This month we are highlighting CommonLit, a website with free reading passages and progress tracking tools for grades 5-12.

ATH 3: CommonLit Craze, Part Two

Across the Hall Podcast August 2, 2017
We love CommonLit so much, we thought we’d have two episodes on it. In episode two, we discussed CommonLit from the teacher’s perspective: What is it? What are some of its coolest features? How can it be used in the ELA classroom? In this episode, though, we brought in the expert. Anna presented so much useful information that gives teachers a broad understanding of all the ways CommonLit can be used in their classrooms.

ATH 2: CommonLit Craze

Across the Hall Podcast July 22, 2017
"We love CommonLit!" Find out what the CommonLit Craze is about from teachers Cade Somers and Michelle Shelton in their podcast episode. In this first of two episodes, Across the Hall covers how CommonLit can be used in the English classroom.

How Tech Can Maximize Social Impact

Stanford Social Innovation Review July 6, 2017
Have you heard about the tech entrepreneur who is signing up 50,000 users a week and is on track to reach 1 million faster than Facebook did? Learn from CommonLit's experience of hiring strong technical talent to launch a suite of new features that would better meet the needs of struggling readers.

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