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Free Mobile App for Adult English Learners

Learning Upgrade has launched a mobile app that enables English Language Learners (ELLs) to access their musical lessons on their own using any device, including phones and tablets, and is designed to improve students’...
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Answering the Call for Spanish Parity in K-5

American Reading Company (ARC) offers a comprehensive core curriculum in English and Spanish that provides the materials equity and language parity districts are searching for. ARC’s thematic inquiry curriculum maximizes learning time by incorporating content-area...

Kids Discover Online Assessment Tool

Kids Discover Online, an interactive digital library of science and social studies content, has added custom assessment capabilities to its platform. With the new tool, educators have full control to mix and match science...
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Raytheon Deploys Translation Software, Aids U.S. Army

Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $4 million to provide automatic speech recognition, machine translation, text-to-speech, and optical character-recognition software licenses for one year to the Army’s Machine Foreign Language Translation System Program Office....

Kids & Teens, Help Others this Summer & Get $500

Disney is Supporting Hundreds of Youth-Led Service Projects with $500 Grants Youth Service America (YSA) and The Walt Disney Company are encouraging kids and families to make a positive impact in their communities through the...

Read to Ace the SAT, New Test Taking Tips

Jeff McQuillan shares evidence to show that reading, not cramming, is the key to improving college entrance exams, including the SAT.  A recent article in the New York Times (Hernandez, 2017) recommended that students from low-income backgrounds prepare...

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...

Fluency Matters to Readers

Fluency Matters offers a wide range of compelling leveled readers specifically designed to facilitate language acquisition with novice to intermediate level students. All readers are strategically written with a manageable number of unique words,...

Virtual Learning a Reality

ATi Studios has released a virtual reality app for language education to combine the artificial-intelligence technology behind chatbots with speech recognition in virtual reality. Learn Languages VR by Mondly allows people to experience lifelike...