TCEA 2017 Coverage

Personalized Literacy Platform Debuts Beginning Reader Support, Monitoring Tools

To give educators more insight into how their students are learning to read, myON has released version 3.7 of its personalized literacy solution with more monitoring tools that measure individual student progress and needs.

The myON platform's digital library provides “unlimited access to a collection of more than 13,000 enhanced digital books and multimedia supports, real-time assessments and close reading tools,” according to the company’s website. To maximize reading growth, myON gives students individualized, interest-based recommendations within their Lexile ranges “to engage them with just-right texts.” Student have access to their own dashboard that keeps track of their reading per week and month. Additionally, teachers have access to real-time data reports on their dashboard, where they can also assign new books and writing assignments to students.

Version 3.7 features:

  • More support for students with added native benchmark items, such as pictures and simple sentences, that track changes in readings scores over time;
  • Alignments to state and national standards;
  • Read-aloud speech capabilities; and
  • Re-envisioned reports with more details, highlighting more areas to monitor.

Minnesota-based myON, a business unit of Capstone, provides personalized literacy solutions in the K–12 marketplace. Its literacy platform is available via PC or mobile device and offers both online and offline reading. The company is exhibiting at the TCEA 2017 convention this week in Austin, TX in booth 1374.

To learn more about the personalized literacy solution, watch the video below. Further information is available on the myON website.