How One University Uses Voxy to Support the Unique Needs of All Its Students

Language learning is an incredibly complex undertaking and every learner has his or her own unique needs, which is why it can be so difficult for educators to give entire groups of students the personalized language support they need in a traditional classroom setting—there simply isn’t enough time! Uniube, a Brazilian university with about 25,000 …

Voxy Learners Share Proof of Their Success in New Research Study

The Voxy Education team will travel to Barcelona next week for TBLT 2017, an international conference on Task-Based Language Teaching. So today we’re sharing a sneak peek of the new research the team will be presenting! TBLT is a proven approach to teaching second languages and it forms the foundation of Voxy’s methodology. TBLT tells …

Business English for a Global Workforce

The global economy is changing, which means the way we communicate with each other in the workplace is changing, too. Teams and companies are increasingly international, and we need English as a common language to foster collaboration and communication now more than ever. But not everyone’s learning goals are the same—every job carries its own …

Voxy Wins 2017 EdTech Digest Award for Best Language Learning Solution

We’re excited to announce that Voxy received a 2017 Cool Tool Award from EdTech Digest for being this year’s best language learning solution! This award program honors the innovators, leaders, and trendsetters who are improving the quality of education around the world through new technology. With so many edtech products on the market, teachers, schools …

How Voxy Works: 4 Ways We Track Results

How do we know that Voxy works? We track language learning outcomes more comprehensively than any of our competitors, using a set of metrics that nobody else does. Check out four key metrics below that show Voxy results in higher engagement, proven learning outcomes and happy customers. 1. TIME ON TASK Learners use Voxy for longer than other, …

Naomi Sveholm: 3 Reasons language teachers should be language learners first

As a language learner-turned-teacher, I believe all language teachers should study another language—especially with another teacher. There are numerous benefits to practicing what you preach, but I’m going to cover just a few. Teachers often find themselves in a sort of bubble: they’re focused on leading their own classes and rarely see other teachers at …

New Data Shows 77% of Beginners Can Improve Their English Proficiency with Voxy

We know that new English learners can use Voxy to improve their proficiency level in a matter of a few months. But how much time do learners really need to devote to their English course each week to see results? According to our recent data, 77% of 0-Beginners—or learners who have have had little or …

Voxy Wins 2016 Brandon Hall Group Silver Award for Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology

Voxy is very proud to announce that it has won a Brandon Hall Group silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Unique Learning Technology category. This award recognizes Voxy’s learning technology, which includes a patented natural language processing tool that enables Voxy to publish new instructional content every day and a flexible approach …

Brett Fogarty: The Unique Experience of Learning Online

Teaching a language online is certainly a different experience than teaching in a physical classroom, and most people like to point to its limitations and drawbacks. But do we ever consider the undeniably unique experience of being in an online language class? Perhaps the biggest advantage is students getting to connect with each other. This …

Voxy Goes (Back) to the White House!

Voxy’s Chief Education Officer, Dr. Katharine B. Nielson, PhD, was invited back to the White House last month to participate in an event called English for All: Technology in English, now in its second year. Voxy was one of just five private-sector organizations represented; others included Newsela, Global English, Voice of America’s Learning English and Digital Promise.