Tag Archives: ELL

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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Cool Tool | English Central

For English language learners in the classroom, there’s a new interactive edtech tool that allows self-study and one-on-one tutoring anytime, anywhere. EnglishCentral GoLive! is one of the first English language learning platforms that fully integrates interactive video learning with one-on-one online tutoring … 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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Cool Tool | Versant English Placement Test

Using speech processing technology and the advanced science of linguistics, the Versant English Placement Test (VEPT) was specially designed for English language learners to automatically evaluate speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills, reporting results almost immediately. VEPT has been used in academic institutions, … Continue reading

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Trends | SIIA Report: EdTech $7.5 Billion Industry

The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) Education Division released their report, the 2010 U.S. Educational Technology Industry Market: PreK-12. First in a series of market reports, the survey values the overall market PreK-12 non-hardware educational technology at $7.5 billion dollars. Content-related products represent … Continue reading

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