Study links large print with improved reading comprehension
New research found students enjoy a wide range of benefits when reading large print, but other studies says very small print or weird fonts work too.
Turn struggling readers into leaders with assistive technology
Commentary: edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock explains how resources like audiobooks can empower students to learn more independently.
5 ways edtech tools can support small group reading instruction
Commentary: Though not a replacement for paper, edtech can enhance learning for struggling students says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
Education Department awards $42.5M grant to grow online library of accessible books
Benetech, a California-based nonprofit, will use the funds to provide over 4 million e-book downloads over the next five years.
EVERFI teams up with Major League Baseball to combat summer learning loss
The league and the edtech company have produced Summer Slugger, an interactive, baseball-themed course to help students brush up on math and reading skills.