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Speak Agent to Present at 2018 WIDA Annual Conference

October 04, 2018 | Dan LaFountain |

We look forward to showcasing the latest additions to the Speak Agent academic language learning platform at the WIDA 2018 Annual Conference in Detroit from October 23rd to 25th. 

  • Visit the Speak Agent booth #106 at the WIDA exhibit hall in River Atrium to see new academic language games and activities in action! These include our new dialogic reading, speaking and voice recording, and writing activities.
  • Participate in our session presentation Tailoring Instruction to Help ELLs Learn Academic Language on Wed. Oct. 24th at 9:30 a.m. (Room 140E), where we will share the latest research in learning science, academic language learning strategies, and evidence from a recent National Science Foundation study.
  • We will also share our updated WIDA PRIME V2 correlations.

Hope to see you at WIDA 2018!

Dan LaFountain

Written by Dan LaFountain

Dan is Chief Learning Officer at Speak Agent, Inc. As a STEM and ELL teacher with 22 years in edtech curriculum development, Dan was integral to the launch of LEGO Mindstorms and the LEGO Education brand. He co-founded Speak Agent to address the achievement gap for marginalized learners, pioneering a unique Content+Language integration approach based on current Learning Sciences research.