Academic Language Strategies Webinar Series Now Available!

December 04, 2019 | Ben Grimley |

After a chart-topping debut on, 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 through Speak Agent's academic language learning program. We will look at strategies to improve listening, speaking, reading and writing to impact WIDA ACCESS and TELPAS performance, as well as how to support the popular 5E teaching model in STEM.

Who Should Attend?

ELA/Reading, ESL/Bilingual, Math, and Science teachers, instructional coaches, and coordinators.

When and How Do I Attend?

The webinars are 30-minute Zoom sessions with an extra 15 minutes for Q&A. There is no cost to attend, but you must register in advance at the links below:

Wed. Jan. 15, 2020 at 5 PM Eastern / 4 PM Central Time - registration closed

Wed. Feb 12, 2020 at 4:30 PM Eastern / 3 PM Central Time -  REGISTER HERE >

Ben Grimley

Written by Ben Grimley

Ben is CEO and Co-Founder of Speak Agent, Inc. An ESL teacher who became a leading educational app creator, Ben led the launch of PBS KIDS Mobile, where his apps resulted in significant gains in language acquisition for millions of young learners. He co-created Speak Agent to address the achievement gap for marginalized learners, pioneering a unique Content+Language integration approach based on current Learning Sciences research. Ben has served as Principal Investigator for impact studies sponsored by IES, NSF, and NIH.