What is myON

A Literacy Ecosystem

myON is an award-winning personalized literacy environment that incorporates:

  • A state-of-the art learning platform
  • Enhanced digital reading content
  • Daily news articles written for students
  • The Lexile® Framework for Reading
  • Cutting-edge literacy tools
  • Embedded metrics to monitor activity and growth

Robust professional development ensures that educators have the support needed to effectively implement myON. 

Together, these components power a Literacy Ecosystem that is built upon five pillars: Personalization, Unparalleled Content, Unlimited Access, Collaboration and Success. 

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Personalized Learning

Maximizes reading growth.

myON generates individualized, interest-based recommendations within all learners’ target Lexile® ranges to engage them with just-right texts.

Deepens vocabulary.

Flexible reading scaffolds—audio narration to model fluency, highlighted text and embedded dictionaries—allow learners to develop academic-specific vocabulary in context.

Provides power of choice.

Learners select books from the entire library, choose from a recommended list of titles curated just for them or read from book sets created by their teachers to support instructional goals.

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Unparalleled Content

Ever-growing digital library.

More than 13,000 enhanced digital texts from Capstone and over 60 partner publishers, as well as daily news articles, are available. 

Authentic texts, books and news articles.

Illustrated and picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, literary non-fiction, informational texts and daily news articles support reading across the curriculum.

Supports standards-based instruction.

The collection includes 70% non-fiction and informational texts and 30% fiction, with 10% of the overall collection consisting of Spanish or dual-language titles. 

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Unlimited Access

Available 24/7, year-round.

Learners access myON whenever and wherever they want to read — at home or school, in the library, on the bus and throughout the community — on weekends, holidays and school breaks, too!

Online and offline.

Learners can log into myON on any web-enabled device. Free mobile apps allow downloads of up to 20 titles at a time for offline reading.

Concurrent multi-user license.

Multiple learners read the same digital books and articles at the same time. There is no limit to the number of times each student can read the same book or article.

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Supports Collaboration

Encourages family involvement.

Students extend their reading from school to home, with their families, building a greater love of reading, comprehension and critical-thinking skills.

Facilitates educator teamwork.

Teachers and media specialists work together to develop reading and writing projects for groups or whole classes, create cross-curricular connections and differentiate instruction.

Promotes community engagement.

Community-based organizations and funding partners can engage with schools, students and families to support reading and learning.

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Fosters Success

Learners take ownership of their growth.

From their own dashboards, students manage their preferences, respond to the text using writing tools that support literacy development and monitor their progress.

Teachers further personalize instruction.

Educators have access to real-time, actionable data on individual learners, groups and classes to better inform their teaching, support differentiated instruction and build collaboration.

Administrators have program data.

Provides program administrators with needed data to manage their programs, support accountability and satisfy reporting requirements.

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