Authority Magazine Interviews Co-Founder Kathy Crowley

Authority Magazine Interviews Co-Founder Kathy Crowley

Readability Can Create a Positive Social Impact on Education Systems   In their new series, “Technology Making An Important Positive Social Impact,” Authority Magazine interviewed leaders creating tech products that are making a positive change in people’s lives. On that list is Readability Matters’ co-founder, Kathy Crowley. The interview covered Kathy’s childhood — growing up…

One Font Doesn't Fit All

One Font Doesn’t Fit All!

Reading Text Formats Improve Comprehension   What if a simple change to text format could help students comprehend more?   There is growing evidence that the best text style is different for each individual. Text features such as shape, size and spacing impact individuals differently. Readability Matters is proud to announce the publication of our…

Better Reading Implementation Study Announced - University of Oregon, ReadWorks, Readability Matters, Loyola Marymount University - iDEAL Institute

Readability Matters Partners with Literacy Experts to Improve Reading Outcomes

Better Reading Implementation Study Announced The University of Oregon, ReadWorks, LMU iDEAL Institute, and Readability Matters   August 8, 2023 – Readability Matters, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving readability for all, is partnering with literacy experts, funding research to improve educational outcomes through personalized reading solutions. Personalized reading formats are the next offering in…

Readability Community News: Aleena Niklaus, Adobe

Readability Community News: Adobe’s Aleena Niklaus

Adobe Computer Scientist Presents Digital Reading Rulers Research   From computer scientist and engineer to published researcher, first-author Aleena Niklaus presented Digital Reading Rulers: Evaluating Inclusively Designed Rulers for Readers With Dyslexia and Without at the leading international conference on Human-Computer Interaction ACM CHI’23. Physical reading rulers have been used with books for years as…

Individualized Format Readability: The Messy Research Processes of Educational Technologies

Individualized Format Readability: The Messy Research Processes of Educational Technologies

University of Arizona Researchers Report on Readability for College Students   A 3-year project investigates the impact of better reading formats for college students. Funded by a University of Arizona CUES grant, the research is intended to catalyze innovative teaching and learning. Personalized reading formats allow students to customize their reading experience by changing the…