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Common Sense Graphite
5-Star Review
SIIA Ed Business Forum
Most Likely to Succeed
CODiE Award
Finalist
SIIA Ed Business Forum
Educators' Choice
Tech & Learning
Best of ISTE
Bill Gates Personal Blog
Breakthrough Tool for Teachers
Gates Literacy Courseware Challenge
Highest Honors
REVERE Awards
Winner, Reading and Language Arts
ASU+GSV Summit
Winner, ROE VentureEd Award
EdSurge & Digital Promise DILAs
Winner, Mindful Data
Common Sense Media
Five-Star Review for 2015 & 2016 school years
SXSW V2V
Winner 2013
Common Sense Media
Top Picks, Back to School 2014
District Administration
Reader's Choice Top 100 Product, 2014
Forbes
10 Companies Revolutionizing Entrepreneurship
Edsurge and digital promise dilas
2014 Winner, Mindful Data

5 Star Rating from Experts and Teachers alike...for two years running!

Common Sense Media’s Graphite site for educators praises LightSail as “a powerful platform for developing engaged readers.” Real-time assessments and feedback were especially noted in awarding LightSail Graphite’s highest honor.    

In addition, LightSail is one of the most highly-reviewed literacy products on Graphite by teachers.

TEACHERS ARE TALKING ABOUT LIGHTSAIL ON COMMON SENSE
“A fantastic tool to engage students in reading…The assessments built into the texts take away a lot of the guesswork that can go into literacy education.”
MARIETTA W.
“Since we began the program, the progress that my students have made is astounding.”
JESSICA S.
“Helped me be a much more precise instructor around literacy development.”
KEVIN D.
“Absolutely amazing! Best literacy tool I’ve used in my classroom to date.”
MAYA B.
“All students’ needs can be met.”
JESSICA L., COMMON SENSE EDUCATOR
“I love that the students are able to see how they are progressing on their goals independently.”
JENNA R.
“All around remarkable and engaging app that fosters deeper learning with students and allows the teacher to monitor and informally assess in real time”
CHRISTIAN R.
“Fantastic user interface, precise and powerful analytics, and tremendous collection of engaging YA texts. Love, love, love this tool”
ANNA H.
“Super engaging and the kids really respond to seeing their Lexile levels go up as they answer questions correctly.”
CAROL ANN
“LightSail has my students totally silent and engaged in their work. They love being able to choose any book they want to read from the amazing, data-driven personalized library.”
DENA S.
“This hands-on, research-based digital tool which focuses on empowering the reader with high standards aligned to Core Curriculum. Reading competency increases, writing skills are strengthened, and students feel successful. Wow! This is a win-win year in any classroom!”
KRISTIN S.
“Revolutionizes how teachers use data to inform best literacy practices!”
KIMBERLY T.
“As a teacher, knowing that I am able to immediately see if a student needs specialized attention is priceless!”
KERRY G
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