language learning

6 Things You Can Do with a PDF this School Year

What type of tools do you use in the classroom to interact with text and stay organized? Earlier this year the folks at Wondershare reached out to me. I was interested in learning more about PDFelement 6, a PDF editor that provides lots of options for teachers and students. Like many folks in education, I’ve […]

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Go Mobile with Spanish Language Learning: Level 3 Now Available!

Earlier this year I shared the Spanish language learning app ¡Así lo digo!  Level 3 of this engaging, easy-to-use app is now available.  It promotes proficiency and confidence through proper pronunciation, spelling and translation. ¡Así lo digo! offers a simple way to learn, practice, and review all of the vocabulary presented in ¡Así se dice! Spanish Language Learning Users can choose to […]

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TELL Test of English Language Learning: Tablet-Based Assessment

Earlier this year Pearson launched TELL (Test of English Language Learning), a tablet-based assessment.  It can support schools as they work with English Language Learners (ELLs) to build English language skills. TELL uses automated scoring technology to give teachers quick access to formative assessment data.  This information also helps district leaders by giving them the data they need to […]

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Go Mobile with Spanish Language Learning – Try ¡Así lo digo!

McGraw-Hill Education’s Spanish language learning app ¡Así lo digo! offers a quick and easy way to learn, practice, and review all of the vocabulary presented in ¡Así se dice!. You can choose to study vocabulary cards or challenge yourself with contextualized activities. Spanish Language Learning Flashcards also allows you to flip the card to learn the English equivalent, listen […]

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Hello Talk Language Learning App for Students

With a unique take on a language learning app, HelloTalk provides high school and college students with an opportunity to practice their skills in an authentic environment.  This language learning app connects speakers from different languages who want to practice their skills.  HelloTalk is easy-to-use and lets students work at their own pace.  This language […]

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FluentU to Help Students Learn a New Language

Do your students want to learn a new language? If you are a language teacher you’ll want to check out FluentU. FluentU helps you teach a language with music videos, movie trailers, news, and inspiring talks. It’s a fast and effective way to incorporate authentic content and cultural immersion into your language learning lessons. As a web based […]

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Babbel Language Learning App: iOS, Google & Windows

If you are looking for a tool for students to practice learning a new language check out Babbel.  Similar to Duolingo – another language learning app I love – this app gives users the opportunity to work through activities to learn a new language. Babbel has apps for iOS, Google Play, and the Windows App […]

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HelloTalk Language Learning App

With a unique take on language learning, HelloTalk provides high school and college students with an opportunity to practice their skills in an authentic environment.  This app connects speakers from different languages who want to practice their skills.  It includes translation, text to speech, voice to text, and transliteration features. There’s also a Correct Sentences […]

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Questionit iPad Language Learning App

The iPad is a powerful educational tool for students with special needs.  Questionit is designed to help children learn what type of word answers can be given to different questions.  It starts with simple sentences and moves to paragraphs as students practice answering.  This app uses faded color cues and errorless learning to help children build their understanding […]

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