Speaking in Crisis

The latest report from WIDA shows a precipitous nationwide decline in language growth for multilingual learners (aka English Learners) in grades K to 8. The chart below compares the gains in WIDA ACCESS scores from the largely pre-pandemic era of...

Product Update - October 2021

Hello! It's another great product update from your pals at Speak Agent. The new release 2.5.5 includes a couple new features and a lot of small tweaks that we feel add up to a major improvement!

Product Update - September 2021

Help! We just can't stop adding cool new features! By popular demand, the new desktop version 2.5 adds a new feature for multilingual learners: instant translations. There are also improvements to narration of special characters in math and science...

Product Update - August 2021

The new desktop version 2.4.2 adds a long-anticipated feature: class-level reports! There are also other helpful changes.

Speak Agent Offers New PD Courses and Certifications for Teachers

Speak Agent is now offering an expanded catalog of professional learning courses that, for the first time, includes a self-paced digital component. These self-paced modules use Speak Agent digital lessons to teach Speak Agent through hands-on...

Learning to Use the WIDA ELD Standards

Are you feeling overwhelmed by the sweeping changes made by WIDA in their latest ELD standards framework? You are not alone! WIDA's 2020 edition is a fundamental rethinking of how we serve multilingual learners. There's also quite a bit of new...

Product Update - July 2021

The new desktop version 2.3.1 fixes a whole lot of niggling bugs and issues prior to the start of the new school year. It also includes some helpful feature enhancements. Recent upgrades to the mobile app may be found here.

Speak Agent Expands iPhone & iPad Access

This week we made major upgrades to the Speak Agent mobile app (v1.2.2) for students. It now supports work on more than 95% of student assignments on iPhones® or iPads®. This means that students can do virtually everything in Speak Agent on iOS...

Product Update - May 2021

The new version 2.2.1 adds a new activity, among other improvements:

Speak Agent Wins Global Competition to Address COVID-19 Learning Recovery

Today Speak Agent, Inc. was named a winner of the Futures Forum on Learning: Tools Competition, a global competition aimed at addressing student learning recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Speak Agent is among 18 winning teams out of roughly...

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