At LightSail Ed, improving literacy in students grade K-12 is of the utmost importance. Designed to support schools as they are introducing the Common Core reading and writing lessons to their students, LightSail's literacy platform uses proven tools such a library of great books, Common Core-aligned assessments, and actionable data for teachers. And, it's all tablet-based. In this edition of the EdCast, Jessica Marshall, chief strategy officer at Lightsail Ed, explains how the company's adaptive, tablet-based literacy platform is revolutionizing how students are gaining 21st-century skills.
The Harvard EdCast is a weekly series of podcasts, available on the Harvard University iTunes U page, that features a 15-20 minute conversation with thought leaders in the field of education from across the country and around the world. Hosted by Matt Weber, the Harvard EdCast is a space for educational discourse and openness, focusing on the myriad issues and current events related to the field.