Skoll World Forum - Building Better Reading Through Personalized Digital Text

Building Better Reading @ Skoll World Forum: Schedule Announced

by Readability Matters • March 30, 2022

Skoll World Forum April 6-8, 2022 The Readability Session Schedule The Skoll Foundation’s annual Skoll World Forum is designed to accelerate innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. Skoll cultivates a global network of people and organizations working toward transformative social change. Join the Skoll World Forum on April 6-8! Join Readability Matters and a […]


Towards Individuated Reading Experiences: Different Fonts Increase Reading Speed for Different Individuals Wallace et al., 2021 - ACM TOCHI

Towards Individuated Reading Experiences

by Readability Matters • March 29, 2022

Individuated Reading Experiences Increase Reading Speed without Affecting Comprehension   Readability Matters obtained a pre-print of a forthcoming ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI) paper. Shaun Wallace and his colleagues report that participants’ reading speeds (measured in words per minute – WPM) increased by 35% when comparing their fastest and slowest fonts without affecting reading […]


Skoll World Forum - Building Better Reading Through Personalized Digital Text

Readability at the Skoll World Forum – Register Now

by Readability Matters • March 25, 2022

Skoll World Forum April 6-8, 2022 Since 2004, Skoll Foundation has gathered thousands of delegates from more than 100 countries for their annual Skoll World Forum. The event is designed to accelerate innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. The Skoll Foundation cultivates a global network of people and organizations working toward transformative social […]


SXSW EDU, Readability Panel Recap

SXSW EDU: Readability Panel Recap

by Readability Matters • March 14, 2022

Personalized Reading Formats Make Better Readers A cross-organizational collective shared the stage at SXSW EDU 2022 in Austin to discuss the importance of personalized digital reading formats in Education. ReadWorks, Adobe, the University of Arizona, and Readability Matters presented insights from a new body of readability research intended to inform the design of better learning […]


Liquid Mode delivers better digital reading experiences for all students

Adobe: Liquid Mode Delivers Better Digital Reading Experiences for all Students

by Readability Matters • March 9, 2022

Adobe Introduces Pilot Programs and Research from Education In a new blog post from Adobe, Tiffany Lee describes the use of the new Liquid Mode functionality by educators. These early adopters are improving student reading experiences by using Liquid Mode to improve readability. Stories from adult learning and university settings are included. After hearing about […]


Accessible Literacy: How Access to Texts is a Matter of Equity for All Learners

Accessible Literacy: How Access to Texts is a Matter of Equity for All Learners

by Readability Matters • March 3, 2022

Accessible Literacy: How Access to Texts is a Matter of Equity for All Learners Michael Hernandez   The pandemic and the remote learning that followed highlighted what educators have known for a long time: that learning is a highly individualized endeavor, and everyone learns in different ways and at different speeds. At a time when […]


Just Like Pinch to Zoom - Instantly Better Reading

Just Like Pinch to Zoom… Instantly Better Reading

by Readability Matters • March 2, 2022

Better Readability = Better Reading ↑Speed, ↑Accuracy, ↑Comprehension   We’ve all done it… We change the text size on our phones with a quick hand movement. Instantly, we read more quickly and more accurately. We are familiar with the change to reading performance with simple changes to text size. But, we may not know that […]