In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students.
EdSurge

In DC, Teachers Run the Jail. It’s Turning Inmates Into Students.

Jerard Briscoe is away at school. Or at least, that’s what he tells his kids.It’s a plausible story. He studies for GED math exams.
Speaking the same language: MaineHealth teams up with Portland immigrant center
Mainebiz

Speaking the same language: MaineHealth teams up with Portland immigrant center

As Maine’s largest private employer with a 19,000-strong workforce across the state, MaineHealth’s workforce-diversity efforts go beyond its own self-interest.
Ed Tech Buyers: Don’t Ask These Four Questions
The EvoLLLution

Ed Tech Buyers: Don’t Ask These Four Questions

Administrators are simply asking the wrong questions when considering instructional technology for their institutions. Who cares what Harvard uses? The better question is whether the solution has worked at institutions more like yours.
Language Learning Startup Taps Immigration Experts to Help New Americans Build Critical English Language Skills

Language Learning Startup Taps Immigration Experts to Help New Americans Build Critical English Language Skills

Former Obama education official and IEL head, Johan Uvin, joins former Director at Upwardly Global, Tadd Wamester, to launch ambitious new initiative at Voxy.
Using Technology to Support English Language Learners in Higher Education: A Study of Voxy’s Effect on English Language Proficiency
American Institutes for Research

Using Technology to Support English Language Learners in Higher Education: A Study of Voxy’s Effect on English Language Proficiency

The American Institutes for Research investigates whether access to Voxy’s online platform as part of the regular coursework in a community college language laboratory improved ELLs’ English language acquisition after one semester.
Invention, AI And Personalized Learning In Training English Skills
eLearning Industry

Invention, AI And Personalized Learning In Training English Skills

Personalized learning based on the obsolete conversational approach to learning English will not be as effective as based on subconscious self-training in which each student is reading the original digital context, listening to the recording made by native speakers and speaking simultaneously.
Language Learning Pioneer Taps Machine Learning to Help Employers Quantify Skills Gaps and Personalize Learning Experience

Language Learning Pioneer Taps Machine Learning to Help Employers Quantify Skills Gaps and Personalize Learning Experience

Voxy now integrates machine learning models to personalize courses to align with learners' specific goals, interests, and career context to accelerate the path to English proficiency.
Can Data Help Close the Language Skill-Gap?
HR Technologist

Can Data Help Close the Language Skill-Gap?

Voxy's Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katie Nielson, recommends three steps for HR and L&D professionals to identify language training needs through data analytics and close the language skills gap.
Unintended Consequences
Language Magazine

Unintended Consequences

Katie Nielson asks if online collaboration may sabotage language learning.