Brief walkthroughs of the experience

 

Teacher Overview

 

Student OVERVIEW


The ideal class and group reading experience

 

Instructional Flow

Choose from a diverse catalog of thousands of texts or upload an internet article, google doc, or PDF.

Choose from a diverse catalog of thousands of texts or upload an internet article, google doc, or PDF.

Use our pre-created instruction or add your own by embedding questions, notes, and multimedia exactly where it can most help your students.

Use our pre-created instruction or add your own by embedding questions, notes, and multimedia exactly where it can most help your students.

Use details like vocabulary look ups, time spent, and annotations to provide feedback that gets immediate attention.

Use details like vocabulary look ups, time spent, and annotations to provide feedback that gets immediate attention.

When students read, they think more, write more, and collaborate with their peers, which enhances what they learn and makes reading more meaningful.

When students read, they think more, write more, and collaborate with their peers, which enhances what they learn and makes reading more meaningful.

 

Differentiation to meet students‘ needs

Customize the reading environment

Change settings for social features, chunking text, reading aids, and more. The flexibility allows you to customize based on the context for an assignment and how your year is progressing. 

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DIFFERENTIATE INSTRUCTION & SCAFFOLDS

Provide different scaffolds for different set of students in the assignment and assign texts to specific individuals or groups. 

 

Collaboration between teachers

 

WORK TOGETHER ON INSTRUCTION & FEEDBACK

Teachers working together creates efficiency and fosters collaboration among colleagues. Connecting instruction between different disciplines shows students how our world is connected.


Real-world independent reading

CHOOSE AN ARTICLE

Students choose from their favorite topics in a library of over 4,000 articles, curated to drive joy and learning. 

Rate and Review

Rather than take quizzes, students are encouraged to provide an evaluation and write what they learned.

Share and Track

Students share articles they like with their classmates and their reading history is automatically logged.


Intuitive research tools

IMPORT and ORGANIZE

Students easily import any article they need to research.

ANNOTATE / CO-RESEARCH

Students highlight and annotate their research, and can even co-annotate with other classmates.

EXPORT TO Google DOCS

Highlights and annotations can be merged into Google Docs using the Actively Learn Add-On.


Insightful qualitative and quantitative data

 

SEE INSIGHTS INTO LEARNING AND ACTIVITY

It is often difficult to know what is causing student performance: How much time are they spending on task? Is the material too difficult or too easy? Which reading strategies are they using? With our data you finally get all the answers. 

 

Integration with your favorite Google tools

Classroom

Import rosters, post assignments, sync grades

DOCS

 Students connect thier annotations to writing

DRIVE

Import Docs and other content from Drive

single sign on

Sign in using your Google accounts

 

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