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Diglossia Releases Mubakkir Arabic Early Reading Assessment

Diglossia has announced the release of Mubakkir, an Arabic early-reading assessment designed for native and nonnative learners at beginning and intermediate proficiency levels. Experts agree that early and frequent measurement of young learners’ progress...
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Software Focus

In addition to the humble book, publishers have launched an array of reading programs designed to help readers of all types acquire the skills they need Here’s a selection of the most innovative Academy of READING The Academy...

Duolingo Rolls Out New Language-Learning Podcast

The language-learning app, Duolingo has decided to add NPR style podcasts to their arsenal of tools to get people speaking. The company, which is typically known for gamifying language in their app, has launched...

World Languages from National Geographic Learning

¡Exploremos! (1-4, 1A and 1B) offers an innovative approach to language teaching that takes advantage of content the students already know about the world and brings it to them through NatGeo Explorers, NatGeo video,...

myON Launches New Data Reports Allowing Educators to Measure Reading with Reading

myON, leading provider of digital literacy solutions, has enhanced its reporting capabilities to include opportunities for goal-setting, reporting, and literacy emojis. The new features are designed to inspire students to develop a love for...

Avant Helps Teachers Assess

This fall, Avant will launch Avant ADVANCE, an online teacher-training system. ADVANCE helps teachers correctly assess student responses from novice to advanced on the ACTFL proficiency scale more efficiently, more accurately, and with greater...

Digital Te Reo Māori Puzzles

A series of ten digital puzzles introduces Te Reo Māori words and phrases to children aged three to seven years in a fun and engaging way.The objective is to introduce young New Zealanders and others...

Online Pre-AP Spanish Program

The Virtual High School, a nonprofit that supplies schools with online learning programs, now offers Spanish 3. The year-long online course builds on the skills students have developed in Spanish 1 and 2 and...

TESOL: New Ways in Teaching with Music

Several recent studies suggest a link between how the brain processes language and music. New Ways in Teaching with Music, just released from TESOL Press, draws on this research and offers language teachers 101...

Exact Path for English Learners

It is sometimes a challenge for teachers to determine an English language learner’s (ELL’s) skill level. Edmentum—an education technology company based in Minneapolis—supports...