Parents Are Key to Success for Young English Learners

Voxy’s Dr. Katie Nielson recently wrote an op-ed that was published by The 74, an online education-focused publication. Dr. Nielson takes on the very timely challenge of educating young recent immigrants in English. Here is a short excerpt: Like any student group with additional needs, English learners can achieve academically with access to sufficient resources …

Immigrants’ Top 10 Language Learning Needs: One Size Does Not Fit All

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There are over 43 million immigrants in the U.S., and more than 20 million are adults who are what’s called “Limited English Proficient,” or LEP. This means that on top of all the struggles they face to provide for themselves and their families, they have a huge and staggering additional barrier–not understanding English. Yet our ESL programs often don’t address the multitude of needs of this population in solving the real-world problems they face in their daily lives.

Voxy attended the FNESP Conference in São Paulo

On September 26, 2014, Voxy attended the FNESP Conference in São Paulo, Brazil. The conference focuses on organizations that are rethinking the way higher education works, and most of the attendees represented Brazil’s biggest higher ed institutions. Of these attendees, we were able to speak with about 600 about how Voxy brings a cloud-based solution …