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Microsoft Local Language Program – By the Numbers

Education technology isn’t worth much if it isn’t accessible to all who need it. We’ve covered Microsoft’s Local Language Program before here at Daily Edventures – including this interview with Carla Hurd for International Mother Language Day – but as … Continue reading

“Celebrate the cultural diversity found in your own classroom. Let students be proud of their heritage, and encourage them to share it with others.” – K. David Harrison, USA

“Who knows what we don’t know that already exists within a culture other than ours? The key to extracting that knowledge is language! It is my hope that more people will become aware of this and embrace other cultures and languages as a result.” – Carla Hurd, USA

“Many tribal languages are endangered. Using tools such as computing allows people to use technology to perpetuate our native languages and cultures. While technology is not the only solution, it is an extremely powerful and valuable tool to aid in language learning.” – Jeff Edwards, USA

“One of the greatest moments for all of us at Partners in Learning is when a teacher comes up to us and says, ‘Thanks for giving me the opportunity to share my experience with other teachers and really feel the work I’m doing is appreciated and can help other teachers and students around the world.’” – Lauren Woodman, USA