Given all the craziness swirling in this year’s presidential election, a teacher’s first reaction might be to shield their students from the horse race.
Matt Gross would like them to ignore that impulse.
Gross, the founder and CEO of the 3-year-old education startup Newsela, has developed a reading platform that lets teachers assign articles for kids to read at any reading level on their electronic devices.
No matter how strong or weak the reader is, Newsela, a service already in 75% of US classrooms, can adjust the digital text to match the child’s abilities, potentially boosting comprehension. In the run-up to read more >>>