The Language Deficit and the COVID-19 Slide

I was recently reading an article about the challenges the NYCDOE is facing in supporting their ELLs and how these students are faring in the "new normal." Here's how one Brooklyn teen described it:

Free Distance Learning During COVID-19

Speak Agent is now available FREE (with no purchase obligation) for use during school closings for a limited number of districts (as many as we can serve on a first-come, first-serve basis). Our goal is to give your teachers resources to engage...

Product Update - April 2020

Speak Agent version 1.11.1 adds improvements requested by our customers,  fixes several bugs and issues, and introduces a new STEM activity!

Product Update - February 2020

Speak Agent version 1.10.0 adds several improvements that you and your students will appreciate!

Academic Language Strategies Webinar Series Now Available!

After a chart-topping debut on EdWeb.net, we now bring our highly rated Academic Language Strategies webinar series directly to you! The webinar will identify specific strategies to help reduce the achievement gap by teaching content knowledge...

Product Update - October 2019

Speak Agent version 1.9.6 is a minor release that cleans up many small issues and adds several enhancements requested by some of our favorite teachers!

Transforming the STEM Classroom at WIDA

How can we better support diverse learners in STEM content areas? Our WIDA Annual Conference session tomorrow will explore practical, research-based strategies for explicitly teaching the language of learning math and science. We will examine Speak...

How We Pilot with K-12 School Districts

When we first launched Speak Agent, we offered schools and teachers a self-serve classroom trial. This did not get results. Then we began to offer a pilot program with our full suite of support services. That worked so much better! This article...

Product Update - August 2019

Speak Agent version 1.9 comes hot on the heels of our major July release. We've been kicking it into overdrive to make the 2019-2020 school year a great experience for your students! (Sleep is overrated...) Here are the details:

Speak Agent Badges... Collect Them All!

Ever since we launched Speak Agent, elementary students have been asking us "When are we going to be able to win some cool Speak Agent badges?" Well, the answer is "NOW!"

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