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Teachers and students will find learning more engaging with the large assortment of free Web 2.0 tools.
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Duolingo: Apple's choice for App of the Year

Duolingo: Apple's choice for App of the Year | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
At Carnegie Mellon University, where he teaches computer science, Luis von Ahn and student David Klionsky thought there should be a way to use smartphones to teach new languages.

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I love Duolingo. I have been using it for a few weeks learning Spanish. I have been amazed at what I now understand when I find something in Spanish.

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Duolingo | Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and English for free

Learn languages completely free, without ads or hidden charges. It's fun, easy, and scientifically proven.
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This is a fun site. It starts at the beginning with the language. If you already know some of it, you can test out of a section and move ahead quickly. It lets you share and learn with your friends.

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Learning Never Stops: 4 Websites that spread charity and kindness

Learning Never Stops: 4 Websites that spread charity and kindness | Web 2.0 for Education | Scoop.it
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The perfect sites to help your students give back while learning. Free Rice has long been one of my favorite sites. Teachers and students love it. They can practice grammar, art, languages, and more.

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What is writing?

Presents and discusses different ways of defining writing and writing systems, and some of the strengths and weaknesses of these definitions
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It covers many different languages, their symbols, names, countries, language learning tips, and more.

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