With our interest in delivering Voxy to new international markets, the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) became aware of Voxy’s hard work and encouraged our researching, identifying, and establishing new relationships. Noting our expansion in France, we won the DOC’s Export Achievement Certificate.
Estamos emocionados de ser nominado por un “EdTech Award” por EdTech Digest. Por nuestras contribuciones a la tecnología educativa, Voxy es un finalista en la categoría de soluciones de aprendizaje de idiomas para 2019.
Introducing the Voxy Channel Partner Program. With more than four million people across more than 150 countries having used Voxy to learn English, we’re excited to bring new partners on board to extend English language instruction to even more people across the globe.
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 …
A couple of weeks ago, I was asked to participate in a panel discussion on trends in Education Technology. The panel was comprised of participants from four different companies focused on different aspects of technology-mediated instruction, including one using compression technology to make streaming videos accessible in low-bandwidth areas, one that created a tool to …
Are you searching for the best way to provide English instruction to employees? If so, then you’re probably considering two options: self-study online courses or teacher-led live classes. But did you consider a mixture of both?
Determined to improve outcomes and experiences for international graduate students, the University of Maryland has partnered with Voxy to offer learners admitted to the Bridge Program a combination of live, one-on-one instruction and personalized self-study the summer before they arrive in College Park.
In the U.S., we force students to sit through mind-numbing grammar lessons and stilted dialogues, leaving them unable to order coffee at a French bistro. But that doesn’t mean we should eliminate language instruction. It’s incredibly important for everyone to speak more than one language in today’s interconnected world.
By Dr. Katharine B. Nielson – A couple of months ago, I pointed out that translation is an ineffective methodology for language teaching. That piece was then published on the ELTJam site, where it has generated a lively discussion on the merits of pedagogic translation as well as some more colorful exchanges–it’s been a long …
Learning and development is only one of the many competing priorities that Human Resources (HR) managers face. Fortunately, though, there are some easy-to-follow guidelines that can help HR professionals assess the quality of their current English training programs and, if necessary, bring in more effective, efficient, and innovative tools to help their employees develop their language skills.