Tech Tool of the Month: LyricsTraining – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to LyricsTraining and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using LyricsTraining in your instruction. Learn more about this game-based learning interactive that uses video clips to engage students to practice listening comprehension skills and following context clues. Thirteen languages are offered, including … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: LyricsTraining – Part 1

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LyricsTraining is a device-agnostic tool to learn and practice world languages and engage multilingual learners. This free resource offers an extensive collection of videos that can each be gamified into multiple-choice or fill-in-the-blank questions. The game removes words from songs or videos, and players need to use context clues to figure out what word fits … read more »


Effective Strategies for Supporting English Language Learners in Your Classroom

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Rita Mae Brown’s quote demonstrates how learning a new language for English language learners (ELLs) is not just about communication but also about gaining insight into a new culture and way of life. Currently, ELLs are a growing population in U.S. public schools, with an average of 10 percent of students classified as ELLs nationwide … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: FluentKey – Part 2

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In Part 1 of this blog, we introduced you to FluentKey and discussed applying the SAMR Model and the Triple E Framework using FluentKey in your instruction.  Learn more about this game-based learning interactive that uses video clips to engage students and helps them practice listening comprehension skills in 14 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, American Sign … read more »


Tech Tool of the Month: FluentKey – Part 1

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FluentKey is a game-based learning interactive that uses video clips to engage students of all ages. The videos are designed to enrich world language learners and improve students’ listening comprehension skills. FluentKey offers learning activities in 14 languages (including American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Russian, Spanish, and Hebrew) and is also ideal for English language … read more »