The Language of Content

Articles from the Speak Agent team that provide classroom resources, implementation strategies, research-based perspectives, and updates regarding our Content+LanguageSM platform.

Speak Agent Launches Formative Assessment Tool

Level Up is a new formative assessment tool attached to each Speak Agent lesson in select middle school and soon high school courses. This article describes what the new tool does, how it works, and when it will be added to our courses.

Product Update - October 2022

Welcome back! Here are the enhancements we've made in version 3.1.1 (minor release):

Can Edtech Help with the Teacher Time Crunch?

"You want me to do what now?" Imagine this: You are a school or district administrator and the students in your district have fallen behind in math. You've found the perfect edtech solution to help bridge the gap. But when you share this solution...

Speak Agent Academy Launches PD on Demand

Imagine this: You'd like to take a PD course, but you don't have the time or can't fit it into your schedule. Problem solved!

Product Update - August 2022

Welcome back! We're excited to share all the enhancements we've made in version 3.0:

Building Classroom Community Through Content and Storytelling

    • "Getting to know your students..." It sounds so easy: ice breakers, getting-to-know-you games, and other similar tools are at your fingertips. But which ones will be the most effective? What will be new and exciting for your students? Which ones...

Implementing Speak Agent In Your District

As you prepare for the new school year and figure out which programs to implement, it’s critical to choose an edtech solution with proven results. Research shows Speak Agent’s Math+LanguageSM and Science+LanguageSM programs have achieved a 210%...

NJTESOL/NJBE Spring Conference Reflections

I was thrilled to have my first-ever opportunity last month to experience the NJTESOL/NJBE spring conference. I had the chance to speak with educators from across my home state of New Jersey, where I started my career in education as a middle school...

Language Strategies Benefit All Students

In this article, you’ll find an overview of how embedding academic language learning strategies in content area instruction benefits all learners. You will learn about three critical best practices for content and language integration: creating and...

Reflections on Juneteenth: A Call to Learn

On January 1, 1863, "...all persons held as slaves within the (States in rebellion) shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free..." President Abraham Lincoln declared. But the Emancipation Proclamation did not end slavery: Freedom was won through...

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