[via Emily Dalton Smith of the Gates Foundation]
As you may know, only a third of U.S. eighth graders are proficient in reading and writing. There is a real need for engaging, personalized tools targeted at improving student learning, especially those that can help students master skills aligned to the Common Core State Standards for literacy at the 4th–8th grade level.
That’s why we’re very excited to announce the Literacy Courseware Challenge (http://www.
We're very excited about this competition and encourage you to consider submitting a proposal and/or passing this information along to your colleagues, friends, and others who may be interested in and qualify for this opportunity. Please visit the Literacy Courseware Challenge page (http://www.gatesfoundation.