Como a Voxy está melhorando as habilidades de inglês de encarcerados 

Houve um tempo em que os encarcerados no Centro de Detenção Central de Washington D.C. disseram que ocupavam seus dias com atividades que não eram as mais produtivas. A EdSurge, uma organização líder em notícias educacionais, publicou recentemente um artigo descrevendo como uma prisão de Washington está transformando seus reclusos em estudantes através de iniciativas …

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

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.