THE NEW YORKER: LightSail featured as leader in adaptive literacy tech

The-New-Yorker-BigThe New Yorker takes an extensive look into AltSchool in a recent article,”Learn Different.” AltSchool was created to be an “education ecosystem,” highly responsive to the individual interests of its students, and aim to develop useful skills for the workplace of the future. The day’s activities are designed to allow students to “find their enthusiasms” and pursue subjects they care about, with technology integrated into nearly every aspect of teaching and learning.

The article describes AltSchool’s relentless focus on improving, iterating, and fine-tuning this integration, pushing the limits of what’s currently available in education technology. LightSail is highlighted as a digital reading platform that can “achieve the elusive goal of encouraging reluctant readers to become enthusiastic ones.”

Read the entire article here.

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