Resources

Zombielandia Brings Reading to Life

Many resources for learning a second language can be unengaging and repetitive, like learning foods and animals. The award-winning book Planet Zombielandia does the exact opposite of that and is hilarious, fun, and a...

Teaching Tools

To coincide with this month’s annual conference of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), here is a selection of some of the most relevant and innovative tech teaching tools     Achieve3000’s Access solutions (for...
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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...

Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning

Video observation and feedback can accelerate teacher growth when used as part of a comprehensive professional development plan. Evidence of Practice: Playbook for Video-Powered Professional Learning helps...
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Online Interactive Japanese

Elon.io has launched a comprehensive Japanese program that includes grammar, vocabulary, and exercises for learning how to read and write the complex Japanese characters, creating an integrated learning experience that allows users to advance...

Fun Way for Adults to Learn Words

Vocabulary Systems, Inc. has launched Vocab Victor, a word learning app to help English language learners improve their vocabulary by playing games on their smartphones or tablets. Targeted at adult learners, such as college...

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...

Topic-Based Nonfiction and Fiction for Tween Newcomers

A new program is aiming to provide paired nonfiction and fiction books that help newcomers learn about the many aspects of living in the U.S. and set...

Genius Plaza Unveils New English Language Course

Genius Plaza—an education-technology social enterprise working to ignite the genius in every child—launched the Genius Explorers program at Virtual Educa 2017, the international conference...

Multilingual Comics

Teachers looking for exciting authentic materials will be pleased to hear that Marvel Comics is teaming up with Italian publisher Panini Comics...