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60 million sessions. How we rode the wave in 2016.

by Mike Palmquist

myON.com is a SaaS personalized reading platform. Think Netflix for kids with digital books with recorded audio and highlighted text that tracks reading performance over time for teachers, schools, and school districts around the world.

In 2016, we had more than 60 million sessions with an average session duration of almost 20 minutes. Compared to 2015, this was a 61% year-over-year traffic increase and a 70% increase in users (16.9M vs 9.9M)

Learn how we use Google Analytics and AWS services to help us maintain a 99.999% uptime.

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Mike Palmquist

Currently leading Instructional Design and Curriculum Integration for myON.com

Specialties: EdTech (K-12) Software Design and Development

Director of Product Development. 2010 - 2017 myON.com

Partner and President of Portage Interactive. 2000-2010. An independent software developer, that created HP/Dreamworks Activity CDs; Shrek 2, Madagascar, Over the Hedge, Shrek the Third, Kung Fu Panda. Designed and built Focus Reading. Designed and built interactive products for KB Gear, Plato Learning, Twin City Public Television, Learning Through Sports, NCAA, and Paxton/Patterson.

Designer and Producer 1989 - 1999 MECC/Learning Company

Designed or produced: Oregon Trail 4, 1999. Oregon Trail 3, 1998. Amazon Trail 3, 1998. Oregon Trail DVD, 1998. Amazon Trail II, 1996. Explore Yellowstone, 1996. Troggle Trouble Math, 1994. (Awards: CES Innovations '95 Software Showcase; Parents' Choice.) Amazon Trail & Amazon Trail CD (1993 & 1994) (Awards: 95 Newsweek Editor’s Choice, 95 Kidsoft Kids' Choice, 94 HomePC Editors' Choice; CES Innovations Showcase; 1994/95 Only the Best Winner) and 20 other classroom titles for the Apple IIe, IIGS, and Mac.

Harvard Graduate School of Education M.Ed. 1986


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