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Attribute Ratings

  • Renaissance myON® Reader is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend

Likelihood to Recommend

7.4

Renaissance myON® Reader

74%
10 Ratings
7.0

OpenSesame

70%
1 Rating

Support Rating

7.8

Renaissance myON® Reader

78%
4 Ratings

OpenSesame

N/A
0 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Renaissance Learning

I teach 5th/6th grade math and science, but I love finding fun books to explain science and math concepts using books that keep the students engaged. I can make sure to give them several options on their reading level to choose from and know I am meeting a majority of my students needs because they can listen to other book be read if they so choose. My students have learned so much from science graphic novels!
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OpenSesame

Very good selection of products. However, some products which we thought were available in both English and Spanish were not, or there was an undisclosed added cost for providing the product in Spanish as well as English. More transparency needed on this.
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Pros

Renaissance Learning

  • Easy for students to navigate (even at 1st grade level).
  • Lots of non-fiction books.
  • Lots of books for a topic if students are doing a research project.
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OpenSesame

  • Very good selection of video products.
  • Good quality.
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Cons

Renaissance Learning

  • I could never figure it out.
  • Students levels from their STAR test did not translate into the books suggested on myON.
  • The platform is cumbersome and inaccessible for students and teachers.
  • I am fairly tech-savvy, but I could never navigate through and understand how myON worked. Eventually, I gave up and switched to Epic.
  • The book selection was poor. Only the non-fiction books were interesting to my students. None of the popular titles and authors were available.
  • It was a big disappointment and frustration for me and my students.
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OpenSesame

  • Some products are not available in multiple languages or, if they are, there are additional charges or fees.
  • Some videos do not play easily on certain mobile devices.
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Pricing Details

Renaissance myON® Reader

Starting Price

Editions & Modules

Renaissance myON® Reader editions and modules pricing
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    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    OpenSesame

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    OpenSesame editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Support Rating

      Renaissance Learning

      I believe this product provides students with faster and easier access to books. This increases their time spent on task reading. myON reader is a product that is great for students and teachers.
      If there are any issues and concerns while using myON, there are many help resources available to offer assistance.
      myON Reader works so well with the rest of the Renaissance Platform. This consistency is great for everyone!
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      OpenSesame

      No answers on this topic

      Alternatives Considered

      Renaissance Learning

      Easier to use and has a better availability to students reading habits.
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      OpenSesame

      OpenSesame partnered with our LMS platform provider, and the provider recommended OpenSesame, so we use them.
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      Return on Investment

      Renaissance Learning

      • Students continued to read on their level and were motivated by all of the books being an AR book with a quiz and points to earn.
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      OpenSesame

      • Assisted us in compliance with harassment training requirements.
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