“Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” -Kofi Annan...Lisa Holton-President at Classroom,Inc. is building that bridge!....After a successful career in publishing –including head of Disney’s Global Children’s Book division,Editor-In-Chief at HarperCollinsPublishers, President of Scholastic Trade and Book Fair division and founder of Fourth Story Media, Lisa made the leap into the nonprofit world five years ago, becoming President of Classroom, Inc. Her organization offers an innovative approach to literacy and learning for adolescents and educators in low-income communities.Through digital learning games in which students become “the boss,” they are faced with important, real-life decisions and in the process they gain confidence, find motivation and improve reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. The effect has been transformative.
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Posted On: April 13, 2017
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