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Meet Luis: From ELL student to Stanford Undergrad

Perhaps our most rewarding feeling is knowing that we are having a deep impact on students’ lives. Luis Govea Moreno of Irving, Texas came to the United States seven years ago from Mexico with very limited English skills. He was enrolled in the Irving School District’s ELL program, which uses Rosetta Stone as a supplement to in-person instruction. “As I was progressing in English, I was able to apply that knowledge to the other classes. I was able to understand what the math teacher was saying. I was able to know what the science teacher was saying. Just learning English…

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4 Reasons Why Language Students Value EdTech

By Timmy Sullivan* As a student who graduated from a 1:1 iPad school that has been praised for its use of technology, I cannot stress enough the importance of technology in the classroom. Whether speaking internationally at conferences or reaching a global audience through my blog, my message remains the same: technology is a means to stimulate student interest, as well as personalize the classroom environment. Below is my list of four reasons why EdTech enhances language learning: 1. Develop Multiple Proficiencies When learning language, it is extremely important to develop both active and passive proficiencies. Often times learners will…

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Mooresville Graded School District’s Success Is on Display

We get excited when we have the opportunity to hear from customers on the ground who are actually using our products and can see the differences they are making in their students. And because not everyone can go visit these sites, that feedback comes in the form of videos that we are happy to share. Our latest is from the Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina, a district of about 6,000 students that sees language learning as being critical to the future success of their students. Mooresville has been forward-thinking for many years in terms of using technology in…

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[NEW eBook] A Reality Check on World Language Education

The American education system is facing two divergent scenarios. On the one hand, budgets remain stagnant. World language programs are being cut. In many areas, there are widespread teacher shortages. On the other, the world’s economy grows more multinational by the day. Foreign language skills, which were once only a “nice to have” for expatriate workers, are now necessary in most sectors of the economy – even for students who will never step foot in a foreign country during their careers. This growing gap and some possible solutions inspired our new eBook, “Closing the World Language Education Gap”. Click here…

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Why Global Competence Is a Gamechanger in Education

Learning a language can open a lot of doors for students, but the door opens much wider when paired with an understanding of global events and how to affect the world around you. That’s why we’ve entered into a partnership with OpenGlobe, the leader in educational content that develops global competence. Recently, OpenGlobe founder Ted Dale joined us for a webinar about global competence, OpenGlobe, and how both can prove to be gamechangers in the world of college and career. Click here to watch the on-demand webinar today.  Ted defines global competence as the possession of the knowledge, skills, and…

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Exclusive Product Sneak Peek: Rosetta Stone® Catalyst™

By Kelly Vaast, Sr. Manager of Product Development – In the world of product development, we spend months – sometimes years – designing, developing, and testing new products. We spend thousands of hours preparing for their launch. We leave no stone unturned as we get the product ready to survive – and thrive – in the hands of customers. In many ways, it feels like we are a massive group of expectant parents getting ready for the birth of what will become our own child. The latest effort in technological “procreation” here at Rosetta Stone is centered around our brand…

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[Sweepstakes] Win the Ultimate Teacher Goodie Bag

Back-to-school just got better! Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for a chance to win a limited edition Rosetta Stone bag with goodies that will make work more enjoyable this school year. We’ll select and announce a daily winner from Monday, September 26 to Friday, September 30. Winners will receive a free limited edition Rosetta Stone Teacher Goodie Bag, including: Tote and journal notebook Mobile charger and USB plug Water bottle, coffee mug, and more! To ensure your entry counts for the sweepstakes, simply: Fill out this form AND Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn Of course, connecting with us gives…

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5 Resources to Enhance the K-12 Lifelong Learning Journey

To complement our new Lifelong Learning: Language Skills Increase World Readiness eBook, we’ve also established a page that gathers the best resources we have found on the benefits of language learning for K-12 students now and in the future. Follow this link to visit the Lifelong Learning resource page! Visit the Academy for International Education charter school and hear from their educators about their passion for creating globally proficient students, their best practices, and where they see the most critical needs for their students’ future success. Our infographic, The Rise of Language-Learning Technology in K-12, surveys the ed-tech landscape. What…

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Rosetta Stone Catalyst Meets Wall Street

By Shari Hofer, VP of Marketing, Enterprise and Education, at Rosetta Stone – Roots of The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stretch back to 1792 when 24 brokers signed the Buttonwood Agreement on Wall Street. That was the beginning of what would become the world’s leading stock exchange. In June 2016, market capitalization of NYSE-listed companies was more than US$19 trillion. Businesses and investors across the globe recognize the vital link between the NYSE and many of the world’s most successful companies. On April 16, 2009, Rosetta Stone executives took their place above the NYSE trading floor and rang the opening…

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The Linguistic Pecking Order: Status and Language Skills in Organizations

We often write about one of the primary benefits of language learning being improved career prospects. That’s definitely true, but what exactly does that look like in the day-to-day lives of people in an organization? Tsedal B. Neeley published an article in the journal Organization Science titled “Language Matters: Status Loss and Achieved Status Distinctions in Global Organizations”. In it, Professor Neeley describes the inner politics of a French high-tech company that adopts English as its official language, or lingua franca. Just as in the wider world, status within an organization can be gained and lost based on a variety…

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