5 School-Wide Reading and Writing Tech Tools to Consider

Posted on April 1, 2016, by Jessica Sanders

Managing and encouraging reading and writing remains a challenge for many teachers and administrators. Most schools are using programs that are not only clunky but discourage, rather than encourage, students to read more, while others are still doing everything manually, making life harder for everyone.

These five tools provide schools with a streamlined, modern and effective method for tracking reading and writing while encouraging students to do more of both. Whether your students need non-fiction materials, a place to log their reading, or somewhere to submit written assignments for immediate feedback, these tools will provide you with excellent solutions.


This reading tool will turn your students into voracious readers. Built like a regular news website, Newsela aims to make non-fiction content readily available to students—at all levels—with five reading levels for students to choose from.

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