MY ROLE: Senior Product Manager
CLIENT: Scholastic's Educational Technology Group
iRead is an adaptive reading software for students in grades K-2. Placement, pacing, and content selection are dynamically tailored for every student. iRead was a new product and the first of its kind for Scholastic, with an original cast of animated characters (the 5 teachers representing the 5 strands of reading above), over 50 activities, and 3 grades' worth of content. iRead's motivation system based on best practices from gaming theory and the Universal Design for Learning.
As Senior Product Manager, I managed a two-year production cycle for a multi-city, multi-disciplinary team of 30 people.