Why We Created Speak Agent

People often ask us why we decided to make Speak Agent. As co-founder and CTO, I wrote the first line of software code over three years ago. But the need has been around for much longer. Over the past decade the percentage of English Language...

The Story Behind the NSF Study

My last blog post described the NSF-funded study that Rockman et al conducted at Manor (pronounced MAY-ner) Independent School District. It was all about facts and data. In this post, I talk about my experiences, the place, and the people.

NSF Study: Speak Agent Accelerates Learning Science Vocabulary and Concepts

Research Design

A National Science Foundation-funded study found significant gains in science concept knowledge using Speak Agent's game-based learning program after just a few hours of classroom use. Four second-grade classes and two third-grade...

The 2018 ED Games Expo

Come see more than 100 learning games and technologies in action, including Speak Agent, at the 5th annual ED Games Expo: A Showcase for Education Learning Games and Technologies.

Visit us at the WIDA 2017 Annual Conference

We're excited to share our new academic language learning games, new product features, and new WIDA correlation at the WIDA 2017 Annual Conference, Oct. 16-18. The fact that Florida is hosting WIDA this year is special for us. In the past two months...

Visit us at the TU EdTech Innovation Showcase

Join Speak Agent, one of twenty edtech startups transforming education, at the TU EdTech Innovation Showcase from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on October 19th. The event will feature some great companies, including our friends at Admit.me (College...

Visit us at Beta City

Speak Agent will be hosting a demo table at Beta City at the Baltimore City Garage starting at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 28th. For more information, please visit https://betamore.com/betacity/. Hope to see you there!

The Story Behind Tall Tales

I walked into the MediaBarn User Experience Lab thinking that I knew exactly how the first, second, and third-grade students would use our new learning game prototype. "Tall Tales" is a Mad Libs™-style cloze activity where kids fill in the blanks by...

Speak Agent "Pro" Now Available

The Speak Agent team worked hard over the summer to make your teaching experience even better by adding new academic language learning games and new features. These new games and features will be available for customers who upgrade to Speak Agent...

The Story Behind Scrambled Sentences

Outside South Lake Elementary School in mid-February, snow was still piled high atop grassy medians and street corners. Inside, kids raced, hopped, spun, and meandered around the warm cafeteria. It was pizza time! This was my first visit to Dream...

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