Speak Agent Now on iPhones and iPads

Ho ho ho! Today we're announcing the release of Speak Agent for iOS. It's a mobile app for students to access their assigned lessons on iPhones and iPads. The mobile app offers the same overall learning experience and content as the web version!

Our Privacy Policy Has Changed

Effective December 1, 2020, we have modified the Speak Agent Privacy Policy in order to comply with the new Student Privacy Pledge 2020, California’s Student Online Personal Information Protection Act (SOPIPA), and to accurately reflect the new...

Speak Agent Awarded Learner Variability Product Certification

Yesterday, Speak Agent earned the Learner Variability product certification. Speak Agent is among the first 15 companies in the world to earn this new third-party certification. We were also among the first to earn the Research-Based Design...

ELL Strategies Webinar Recording Now Available

More than 750 ESL teachers, specialists, and coordinators joined us on September 30th for our webinar English Learners: Strategies for Digital Learning and the Language of Academic Content. Many thanks to our sponsor, DigitalPromise.org. 

New Math+Language Strategies Workspace

Earlier this week we announced the launch of the ELL Digital Strategies Workspace, in partnership with Digital Promise. Now we have launched a similar resource for K-8 Math, the Math+Language Strategies Workspace. This new Workspace explores active...

Announcing the ELL Digital Strategies Workspace

The Speak Agent academic language learning platform applies 32 research-based instructional strategies across its varied activities. The research behind these strategies is compiled by the Learner Variability Project, a service provided by Digital...

Math+Language = Equity

Imagine there was a way you could more than double the lifetime earning potential of all your students. What would you give to make that happen? Well, there is such a way. And it has massive implications for the national conversation we are now...

Speak Agent for Smartphones Coming this Winter

Last month's post, The Students We Serve, explored many of the barriers facing Marginalized Learners that are widening the equity gap. Among those barriers is a lack of technology access. In that post, I promised to share how we would address this.

Fighting the COVID Slide Among English Learners

Last week's post recounted the story of unopened boxes filled with unread packets of student work mailed in by thousands of families. In this post, I intend to share an alternative vision. To be clear, being physically present at school is...

July 2020 Newsletter

English Learners and Marginalized Learners are in crisis like never before. The first two articles in this issue discuss the nature of the crisis for ELLs, from an academic language perspective, and how Speak Agent aims to mitigate it. Then we dig...

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