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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Speak Agent iPhone & iPad App Now on Clever

Today we're announcing a major upgrade to the Speak Agent mobile app for students. It adds access to Clever and expands the number of activities available on iPhones® or iPads®. Hope you like it!

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...

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