CommonLit en los medios
October 5, 2023
CommonLit is designed to function as a core program for English Language Arts teachers, offering curriculum, benchmark assessments, instant data to gauge student progress, and expert-led professional development for teachers. Today, the nonprofit has helped over five million students become proficient readers—1.5 million in the 2021-22 school year alone.
September 27, 2023
The Fast Forward Growth Accelerator is matching bold philanthropists with high-growth tech nonprofits to drive exponential impact. Among this cohort is CommonLit, who has digital reading platform dedicated to closing the literacy gap.
The Learning Agency Lab
July 20, 2023
There’s been much ado about ChatGPT and its impact on academic writing. If this thing can write essays all on its own, will students ever write again? Will teachers be able to tell the difference between a student’s writing and the computer’s writing? The short answer is yes.
Overdeck Family Foundation
July 25, 2023
This is a retrospective correlational study of student academic performance based on data from 113,825 students in 313 schools who had access to CommonLit 360 instructional materials, including School Essentials PRO student assessment materials (e.g., professional development, administrator data dashboards, benchmark assessments), during the 2021-22 school year.
April 26, 2023
Philipsburg Area Middle School teachers piloted CommonLit 360 after noticing their curriculum was out of date, not engaging, and did not properly prepare students for state exams. In a survey conducted by teachers, students preferred CommonLit 360 to Spring Board in all four categories — relatability, presentation, learning experience and equipment.
February 21, 2023
CommonLit published a guide to help teachers determine what to do when teachers suspect AI-plagiarized written work. CEO Michelle Brown describes the tips in EdWeek.
October 12, 2022
Another example of an organization that has created a shared dataset is CommonLit, which uses algorithms to determine the readability of texts. CommonLit has shared its corpus of 3,000 level-assessed reading passages for grades 6-12. This will allow researchers to create open-source readability formulas and applications.
JANUARY 27, 2023
Quill.org and CommonLit.org created an AI detector platform designed with teachers in mind called AI Writing Check.
Georgia State University
January 27, 2023
CommonLit worked with top Natural Language Processing (NLP) experts at Georgia State University feature a new, open source readability algorithm that accurately predicts the AI-written writing 80 to 90% of the time.
January 25, 2023
The ChatGPT detector comes as educators sound the alarm about students using bots to do their homework.
U.S. Department of Education
January 13, 2023
CommonLit was awarded EIR funds to advance a blended learning curriculum for grades 6-12. The curriculum will include aligned PD, assessments, and school district support framework. Through digital assessments, teacher professional learning, and cultural and technology-based supports, CommonLit helps students improve their English Language Arts skills.
JANUARY 11, 2023
In this podcast, CEO Michelle Brown discusses her Latinx roots, the founding of CommonLit, and journey from the classroom to becoming a technology entrepreneur.