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.
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.
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.
Parents Are Key to Success for English Learners. Here’s How Some Districts Are Helping Immigrant Families Engage With Their Kids’ Schools
The 74

Parents Are Key to Success for English Learners. Here’s How Some Districts Are Helping Immigrant Families Engage With Their Kids’ Schools

Our schools enroll an estimated 1 million undocumented children and many more American-born children of undocumented parents. They are among the 1 in 10 K-12 students who are English learners. Sadly, while many become fluent in both English and their heritage language, just 63 percent of English learners graduate from high school, and most do not go on to college. They are the most underrepresented group in gifted education programs.
Tackling the Language Skills Gap
Chief Learning Officer

Tackling the Language Skills Gap

Three steps Human Resources and Learning and Development professionals can take to identify language training needs through data analytics and close the language skills gap.