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[Interactive Demo] Experience Rosetta Stone® for K-12 Education

Many people recognize Rosetta Stone as the leading personal language learning solution. But what many educators don’t know is that Rosetta Stone® Education offers effective solutions for the classroom. In an education system that is majority-minority and where English language learning students will make up 25 percent of the student population, helping these learners attain English proficiency is crucial. Meanwhile, the 21st century economy is becoming flatter, with workers from around the world contending for the same jobs and having to collaborate with each other when that job is won. Today’s students need language and cultural competency skills in order to…

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[On-Demand Webinar] The Language Tutor’s New Face

71 percent of business leaders plan to grow in places where English is not spoken. To help facilitate this growth, more and more businesses are turning to language learning solutions to prepare their employees to meet these new challenges. Watch this on-demand webinar, “The Language Tutor’s New Face”, where Rosetta Stone Head of Language Learning, Lisa Frumkes, and Mariah Cajuste, Learning and Development Specialist for imaging manufacturer Olympus, discuss the changing landscape of language learning and how your business can see the same benefits as Olympus. Click here to watch “The Language Tutor’s New Face” In business, language challenges can take many…

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How Diversity Challenges Impact Learning & Development

This is a story about a fast growing Saudi FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) distribution and logistics services company that had a vision to double the business in five years. It was not easy, but they eventually did it through a number of strategies. They diversified their clients, portfolio, geographies, and even their people! This FMCG company, Abudawood Group, started in Saudi Arabia back in the early 60s and expanded its business in the new millennium to five new markets in the Middle East—in just four years, ending up with 30 different nationalities, formally communicating business in four different languages, and with…

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5 Ways Language Can Turbo-charge Your Presentations

It was a dry, hot day in Egypt, I was on a Camel with my friend Steve and we were on our way to see one of the wonders of the world. En-route, I began to rehearse the Arabic greetings I had recently learnt, pausing for breath between the undulating sand dunes on my bumpy ride towards the pyramids. Opening a presentation with greetings in your audience’s native language is a powerful ice breaker usually followed with rapturous applause. A Lady that does this so well is Elise Kanza, Head of Africa for the World Economic Forum. How to engage…

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Upcoming Webinar: Make Language Learning a Family Matter!

Research has shown that one of the key indicators of student success is how engaged their parents are in their child’s education. Find ways to boost parent engagement and you make a lot of progress toward reaching your school’s goals. That is the reason why we’ve decided to put together our latest webinar, “Make Language Learning a Family Matter! How to Engage Parents to Increase Student Success” on May 19th at 4:00 pm EDT. Click here to register for the webinar and reserve your spot today! Join Jack Aylsworth, Technology Coordinator for Cincinnati Public Schools, as he describes the strategies…

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The Importance of Measurement in Corporate Learning

A critical part of running an effective organization is taking the right measurements of your progress. Just as in any other department in your company, there are variables in corporate learning that can revolutionize your practice if you monitor them. Set up a rubric Before embarking on your data study, it’s important to set up a universal measurement tool. Otherwise, you open yourself up to inconsistency and ad hoc assessments. Establish a rubric to evaluate your training department. Not only does this standardize the process, but it also makes it easier to itemize the data you are going to gather,…

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ATD 2016: Get Ready to Learn, Network, and Empower

One of our favorite events of the year is the annual Association for Talent Development conference. This year’s edition will be taking place in Denver on May 22-25. We will be having a large presence at the conference this year in an effort to discuss the benefits of language training with a worldwide contingent of talent developers. To start, our booth in the exhibit hall, #1846, will be a hub of activity where attendees can: Participate in our #IntroIQ Speed Workshop and power up your first impression around the globe! Participants will learn – both culturally and linguistically – how…

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The Importance of Parental Involvement in Schools

Most people in and around education understand that a parent/parents being involved in their child’s education can be a difference maker. There has been a lot of study into the subject and a lot of strategizing about how to best get parents engaged in their child’s school. But why is this important? The research is strong. Parent involvement has a measurable impact on student performance in school, and seems to be particularly important for English-learning students and those from low-income areas. Improved communication between parents and teachers leads to better homework completion rates, in-class behavior, and participation. At-risk behaviors, such…

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[Infographic] The Digital Transformation of Language Training

Research firm VansonBourne recently concluded a survey of 500 business execs on Rosetta Stone’s behalf. The insights of these leaders, based in the UK and Germany, are now organized into a comprehensive infographic, “The Language Tutor’s New Face”. Click here to download “The Language Tutor’s New Face” infographic. These business leaders are operating on the front lines of international business. So when 87 percent of them say their organizations rely on more than one critical language, you can assume that is a solid majority of businesses in the world today. The infographic starts with a brief exploration of just how…

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The Future of Corporate Training

When discussing what is coming down the pike for corporate training, we often speak of online learning, forward-thinking employee development plans, and credentialing. But what if you want to go further into the forecast? These are the technologies corporate trainers should be looking for in their long-term plans. The Internet of Things and Sensors You see an increasing amount of people wearing fitness bands, digital thermostats in homes, and smarter security systems. It won’t be long until smart business trainers figure out ways to incorporate these ideas into the workplace. Fitness sensors can be used to measure the physical stats…

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