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.

AASL announces 2017 Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Knowledge Quest: Journal of the American Association of School Librarians June 27, 2017
[CommonLit] is considered the “best of the best” by AASL. Sites named as Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation and collaboration.

Literacy Start-ups Outside Silicon Valley Transforming K-12 Education

Educelerate May 25, 2017
[CommonLit is one of] five dynamic innovative new literacy focused ventures delivering real educational outcomes from the rest of the country.

The Hidden Power Of A Nonprofit Business Model

Forbes May 23, 2017
Many smart people discouraged me from starting a nonprofit. The established tech startup community seemed to view nonprofit corporations as outmoded and foolish. In retrospect, I'm glad I ignored these people and trusted my gut. In the end, my goal wasn’t to make money; it was to do good in the world.

Building Reading Units Just Got Easier With CommonLit

TeachThought May 15, 2017
Edtech nonprofit CommonLit announced recently the launch of a new free feature which allows teachers to browse its entire digital library by 50 commonly-taught book titles. The new “Browse by Book” tool helps teachers find reading passages to supplement book units.

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