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September 2, 2013

Leveraging Technology for Language Learning

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Leveraging Technology for Language Learning


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The way we teach and how we think about learning is changing rapidly—and this applies to language learning as well. A recent Project Tomorrow survey found that 69 percent of students would like to use technology for language learning. As smart devices become more accessible, it’s time to leverage technology to reshape how learning gains are achieved.

While research suggests that foreign language instruction will be a game changer for this generation of students, ELL instruction also is critical. English language learners do not succeed at the same rate as their English-speaking peers, and the impact is felt nationwide: Today, 9 percent of the U.S. population is not English proficient, and 11 percent of K-12 students are considered English language learners.

With the generous support of Rosetta Stone, we’ve assembled this collection of stories from our archives—as well as additional resources—to help you leverage new technology tools for language instruction.

Inside this free resource, you’ll learn about:

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