Literacy App Helps Teachers Support Students’ Independent Reading

5/16/2014 6:00:00 PM
Title: LightSail
Summary: Robust, responsive reading tool measures meaningful literacy outcomes
Pros: Real-time opportunities for assessment and feedback make monitoring and encouraging student reading convenient and inviting. Teacher and student dashboards offer easy-to-read feedback on students’ achievements and needs.
Cons: Some embedded assessments are deeper than others, and some might balk at making pleasure reading quite so data driven.
Bottom Line: A powerful platform for developing engaged readers.


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