Posted on August 9, 2019
To support staffing for the continued development of the ReadWorks content and digital platform to improve teacher instruction and student achievement in reading comprehension. This phase of development will be driven by new data analysis efforts and ongoing consultation of cognitive science research and educator feedback. The shift to a digital platform over the last year dramatically expanded their ability to support teachers and impact their practice and, for the first time, directly support students through their platform. Their content and curriculum library has grown significantly to meet the needs of teachers and students. The grant will provide support for the new Manager of Marketing and Data Analysis and continue supporting the work of the Director of Content and Curriculum. ReadWorks seeks to improve teacher effectiveness and raise student achievement in reading comprehension through research-based, classroom-proven instructional practices and curriculum, and through free, open-access online technology.