Over 50 million people around the world use Duolingo to help them learn languages. The fun, game-like lessons keep students motivated and excited about language. Best of all, as studies by the City University of New York and others have shown – it really works!
Newsela’s stated goal is to improve reading comprehension in students 2nd through 12th grade. Newsela offers an extensive online library of over 1,000 current event articles geared towards readers of varied abilities and interests. Most articles are accompanied by a comprehension quiz aligned to Common Core Standards. Newsela pulls its articles from over forty different media sources.