Reaching Proficiency-based World Languages Goals
with
LIVE Language Lab On-Demand

For language educators in the United States, proficiency is a driving factor in second language acquisition. It is an integral part of the framework for curriculum and assessment. According to the Center on Advanced Research in Language Acquisition (CARLA), “within this framework, language learners practice the four modalities (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) in order…

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with
LIVE Language Lab On-Demand

The Word is Out
About LIVE Language Lab On-Demand™

Language educators are talking about LIVE Language Lab. As a developer of instructional technology for language teaching, we at SANS Inc. listen closely to what teachers have to say. You are the experts in your field. Some of the best feedback we receive is a result of discovering and sharing those “aha moments” as LIVE Language Lab becomes a regular part of synchronous language classes.

Staying Connected
Professional Development in the COVID-era

We know how students in remote learning miss the human connection of their classmates and the security of seeing caring teachers every day. Here at SANS Inc. we also continue to hear first-hand from language educators how they too are missing the support of colleagues — missing the day-to-day informal brainstorming, professional conferences, and in-school…

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Professional Development in the COVID-era

Federal Funding Supports K-12 World Languages Technology
for Remote & Blended Learning and In-School Return

COVID-19 vaccines show promise to move us out of the pandemic state, but it appears that remote and hybrid learning may still be a part of K-12 learning as schools slowly return to in-person learning. Through the CARES Act and the COVID-19 Relief Package, Congress is working to address the unprecedented needs of K-12 education. …

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for Remote & Blended Learning and In-School Return

New LIVE Language Lab On-Demand™
Instructional Platform
Supports World Language Teaching

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE West Milford, NJ, November 2020 SANS Inc. Software and Network Solutions is now delivering its new LIVE Language Lab On-Demand, online language teaching platform, to world language programs at schools around the country. This latest instructional technology from SANS is designed to help language educators teach interactive classes focused on language acquisition through communication.…

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Instructional Platform
Supports World Language Teaching

Shifting to remote world language classes – can you still focus on core practices?

Recent reports show that 52% of school districts around the country have remote learning exclusively, another 19% are using a blended learning model. How-to make online teaching solutions most effective is critical given this landscape. Learning from some “crash and burn” teaching experiences this past spring, using a hodgepodge of apps or technology platforms retrofitted…

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