Science & Technology

Google Translate Camera Gets Automatic Upgrade

The Google Translate camera app has long been a source of quick and convenient translation. Simply hold up the camera to text that is in a language...

Sir Ken Robinson @ FETC

Language Magazine favorite Sir Ken Robinson will be delivering the opening keynote address at next month's FETC (JANUARY 23 - 26, 2018, ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER, ORLANDO, FL) so we're offering a SPECIAL BONUS:...

Global Language Games Worth $2.5 Billion By 2026

According to a new report by Zion Market Research, the global language learning games market, which was valued at about $377 million last year, is expected to be worth $2.45 billion by 2026. The report’s...

There’s No Sound Like Home

Study shows that babies learn language best from speakers who sound like their caregivers. Language development in bilingual children remains a contested and enigmatic phenomenon, and oftentimes...

Customizable AI-Based Language-Learning Platform

According to Forbes magazine, the use of AI in education is predicted to grow by almost 50% by 2021, while many learners...

Animals May Have Brains Capable of Language

It has been widely thought that humans learn language using brain components that are specifically dedicated to this purpose. However, new evidence strongly suggests that language is in fact...

Getting Personal

Nick Gaehde and Liz Brooke discuss Lexia Learning’s solutions for diverse classrooms and tell us what to expect next

Competition Launches Arabic Literacy Apps for War-Affected Syrian Children

Antura and the Letters and Feed the Monster, the two winners of the EduApp4Syria innovation competition, were announced today and then released worldwide as open-source Arabic literacy learning games. Both games are available for...

Apple’s Siri Learns Shanghainese in Ongoing Race to Dominate Voice-Assist

Last week we saw the release of Google Assistant, an electronic assistant that follows commands on mobile phones. While these tech super-giants are...

The Human EdTech for Diversity

LeiLani Cauthen argues for the symbiosis of teacher connection and technological advancement  Vector illustration Technology dominates the education landscape discussion. It can bridge language-learning gaps...