Duolingo: Curriculum Specific Tools

Published On: May 11th, 2016·By ·

Learn another Language with Duolingo


101 Days of Free Tech for Teachers, Day 93
Duolingo is a free app and site that makes learning another language fun and simple. With its game-like interface, this resource makes it so students want to continue to build up new language learning skills. Every student can build their skills at their own pace and receive personalized feedback. Teachers have access to analyze their students’ progress on their dashboard and can even restrict certain words for their students. Duolingo also offers various lesson plans and classroom activities to encourage language skills.

How We Decide Which Free Tech Tools to Feature
Yup, there are thousands of apps, tools, services, websites, and other offerings — many free — designed for teachers and students. So, how do we sort through all of those to feature the ones which are most useful and interesting? Well… we start by sorting through thousands of these things… then we talk to the presenters in the SimpleK12 Teacher Learning Community and watch their videos closely… then we talk to many of the members in the Teacher Learning Community, teachers just like you who are using these apps and tools day in and day out. We’ve been doing this for over 30 years and have, in that time, developed a sense for what’s good and bad. Have we missed something that we should feature here? Most certainly. So, let us know in the Comments section what we should take a look at and we’ll throw ’em into the hopper.


Carolina Fransen is the EdTech Apps and Tools Editor at SimpleK12.com. She writes regularly about the use of educational technology in K-12 classrooms. If you have an app, tool, website, or service that you think we should know about, please send your information or tip to editor@simplek12.com.


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