Register now for Adobe Max 2021

Readability Sessions Scheduled for Adobe MAX

by Readability Matters • August 23, 2021

Register Now For Adobe MAX 2021 Adobe has opened registration Adobe MAX 2021. It will be held October 26–28, 2021. And once again, it’s virtual and totally free. There will be over 100 live and on-demand sessions and collaborative projects and challenges for attendees to take part in. Confirmed speakers include Writer and Director Chloé […]

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Vote Now! Readability at SXSW EDU 2022

by Readability Matters • August 19, 2021

Personalized Reading Formats Make Better Readers A SXSW EDU Panel Help us get to Austin for SXSW EDU 2022! We would love to share the latest research and plans for using Personalized Reading Formats to improve educational outcomes. Vote for this important discussion on creating more equitable learning environments by August 26th. Description Reading is […]


Reader Variability – Toward More Equitable Learning and Assessment

by Readability Matters • August 17, 2021

More Readable Text Formats, Reading Personalized for the Individual Very subtle changes in text format can create meaningful changes in comprehension for readers (Dr. Susanne Nobles of ReadWorks at the Adobe for Education Summit). A novel 2021 reading study evaluated 250 K-8th grade students using text formats featuring varied character spacing and/or width. Great news! […]

Sneak Peek K-8 Student Readability Research

Sneak Peek: 20% Increase in Student Comprehension

by Readability Matters • August 3, 2021

Readability Formats Yield Significant Results for K-8 Students   Early Results Are In! At the Adobe for Education conference, educator Dr. Susanne Nobles (ReadWorks) presented initial results from the K-8 Readability research study launched last fall. Susanne, together with cognitive scientist Dr. Shannon Sheppard (Chapman University), type designer, professor WSR and researcher Dr. Sofie Beier […]