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Speak to Me

Language learning technology a booming sector with lots more in store. GUEST COLUMN | by Luca Sadurny Think back to how we used to learn languages ten years ago. Boring repetition exercises, cheesy audio scripts, and outdated textbooks were the … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | GamesforLanguage

Here’s a cool tool that was born from a simple idea: a travel story and easy games can make learning and practicing a new language engaging and fun. Rather than drilling random vocabulary, learners hear and practice the real-life, useful words … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | TheTalkList

The software landscape to learn language fluency just got better with the second release of TheTalkList – Your Virtual Immersion Program. With so many choices to work on language skills, many are asynchronous tools that hook up students to content, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Languagenut

Here’s a professional language teaching support tool which offers interactive and engaging games and activities. With 12 world languages, including French, Spanish, German, and Mandarin, plus seven others and 14 support languages for English as an Additional Language including Polish, Arabic, Hindi, … Continue reading

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Cool Tool | Learn with Homer

Learn with Homer is a comprehensive reading curriculum for the iPad that strives to redefine literacy in the digital age. Their studio of world-class artists, developers, and storytellers work in collaboration with leading education experts to craft a highly engaging and … Continue reading

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Globalized Classrooms

Shifting demographics make language and literacy technology tools imperative. GUEST COLUMN | by Nick Gaehde Educational technology has transformed today’s schools and plays a critical role in classroom instruction, but to fully grasp the extent to which the industry has … Continue reading

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Changes and Challenges

A view from within the edtech industry. GUEST COLUMN | by Orly Fuhrman The Internet is a digital playground for education and learning. Over the last few years, we’ve seen edtech startups climb the ladder of the venture capitalist portfolio … Continue reading

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