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Speaking More Languages Improves Cognitive Abilities in Older Age

As our bodies age, so do our brains. Many of us have seen our aging family members grow older and slower over time, and aside from physical aches and pains,…

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The Numbers Tell the Story: the US Isn’t Prepared for Languages, STEM

It’s no secret that STEM and world languages are keystones in American educational goals as we move forward in the 21st century. The Department of Commerce quantified the urgency of…

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Rosetta Stone Making Its Presence Felt at ACTFL 2014

Once again, Rosetta Stone is playing a big part at 2014’s edition of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages annual convention and language expo. The convention runs…

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English Training Can Open Up Talent Pool in Emerging Markets

Opening up to diversity and inclusivity has been a focus in many major organizations for years now, but the drive to diversify the workplace in light of globalization and an…

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Sources for Language-Learning Funding: Governments

You probably know that the vast majority of a school’s funding comes from governmental sources. Federal money tends to filter down through state and local governments, while most local governments…

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Tech Can Serve Traditional and Non-Traditional Students

There is no question that today’s incoming traditional students are digital natives. Having grown up with a wealth of information at their fingertips, many traditional students expect technology to be…

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Hurt in Translation: Why Language Skills Are Key to Safety In Heavy Industry

Language training is one of the newer key competencies recommended for many businesses as a result of increased globalization and immigration. Developing business communication skills on an international stage is…

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