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...

Babies Can Link Language and Ethnicity

A recent study from Canada’s University of British Columbia (UBC) suggests that eleven-month-old infants can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity. The research,...

The Human EdTech for Diversity

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

AI Detects Psychosis Risk Through Conversational Language

A new study has found that machine-learning artificial intelligence (AI) can successfully detect and predict which individuals would go on to develop psychosis with an accuracy of...

Australian Scientists Find Link Between Language Diversity and Climate

Language diversity is closely linked to a region’s climate, rather than being purely incidental, according to a new study published in the...

$15M Global Learning XPRIZE Shared by Two Winners

Teams Recognized for Developing Effective, Scalable, Open-Source Learning Software for Children around the World. Language Magazine readers urged to show their support and join the Global Learning XPRIZE community

Getting Personal

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

Amazon’s Alexa to Speak Spanish in the U.S.

Amazon has launched a new voice model for Alexa that lets developers build a Spanish-language interface for Spanish-speaking users. The company announced...

ELSA: English Language Speech Assistant

ELSA, or English Language Speech Assistant, is a mobile app for language learners that helps to improve pronunciation and reduce accents, using state-of-the-art speech recognition, automated feedback,...
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Maryland Bill Weighs Coding as a Language

The Maryland House of Delegates, Ways and Means Committee, is considering a bill (H.B. 1211) that would let county boards of education allow students to satisfy foreign...
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