January 26, 2017

3 ways you can use the What Kids Are Reading report in your classroom

By Ken Stoflet, Marketing Communications Specialist   In between episodes of Parks and Recreation, I was sifting through some of the recently added movies and TV shows on Netflix. One title caught my eye—A Series of Unfortunate Events. Where have […]
November 18, 2014

What kids are reading—and why it matters

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research   Everyone—big or small, young or old—enjoys a great story. When you give a book, you give not merely words on a page but freedom, independence, adventure, intrigue, joy, introspection. You name it. But […]
September 18, 2014

Learnalytics: The promise of learning analytics

By Eric Stickney, Director of Educational Research   This month we’re launching the first phase of Learnalytics, a website designed to leverage Renaissance’s massive databases and to provide insights into what students know, what they like, and how they learn. […]
May 8, 2014

What book should I read next?

By Heather Nagrocki, Senior Writer/Editor, Research   Upon turning the last page of a book, I often feel a sense of accomplishment-slash-relief at having arrived at the end of the book.  However, these feelings, coupled with a sense of nostalgia […]