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Box Tops for Education now offering an app

Box Tops for Education is now offering an app that allows users to scan their store receipts and earn money for local schools. The Box Tops program, which was founded by General Mills in 1996, allows consumers to collect box tops from participating products and send them to their child's enrolled elementary...

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 toward the acquisition of early literacy skills is an essential element for developing successful readers and writers, and the test addresses a need in the...

Tutoring App Bridges Gap for Language Learners

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For many students, having a personal tutor to help them learn new languages, while a fantastic opportunity, may seem out of reach due to financial, geographical, or a myriad of other difficulties. Star Tutors falls in line with the current trend of virtual education and virtual teaching, and...

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 free download through Google Play and the App Store.The EduApp4Syria competition was launched in January 2016 as a challenge to game developers and pedagogical experts...

Messaging App for Language Learners

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“Tandem” is a relatively new language-learning app where language learners can chat with each other in order to improve their language skills. Users can have conversations with native speakers of languages including Spanish, Russian, Portuguese, Italian, French, English, German, Chinese and Japanese.The app links users who want to learn a target language with users who speak the language to...