Voxy, Inc. to Present at 2014 New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL) Conference

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Voxy’s Pedagogy Team to Present Study, “Evaluating the Impact of Blended Learning On Performance and Engagement” On November 14-15, 2014

Voxy, the education technology company that pioneered personalized and adaptive English language learning, announced today that it was accepted to present at the 44th annual NYS TESOL conference that will take place from November 14-15, 2014 at the Hilton Albany in Albany, New York.

The Pedagogy team at Voxy was selected to present a paper at NYS TESOL entitled “Evaluating the Impact of Blended Learning on Performance and Engagement.” The paper discusses Voxy’s Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) framework and how hybrid methodology can influence online instruction to accelerate learning and increase engagement. The findings will be presented by members of Voxy’s pedagogy team, Rebecca Jee and Gabriele O’Connor.

“At Voxy, we use the task-based language teaching framework to ensure maximal effectiveness and engagement,” said Katharine B. Nielson, Ph.D, chief education officer at Voxy. “This paper shows how we can prevent attrition issues that many e-learning and distance learning products experience through hybrid teaching methodology.”

“We are committed to providing our learners with the most effective and engaging learning experience possible,” said Paul Gollash, Voxy’s Founder and CEO. “We are proud to demonstrate the impact and efficacy of our teaching methodology, and we look forward to sharing these results with the greater community of language educators."

NYS TESOL is an association of professionals concerned with the education of English language learners at all levels of public and private education in New York State. The association focuses on classroom practices, research, program and curriculum development, employment, funding, and legislation.

Voxy delivers tools for outcomes-driven English language education. Our integrated web and mobile platform, coupled with one-on-one live tutoring, provides a comprehensive, dynamic curriculum that is personalized to every user, offering adaptive, task-based courses that allow students to learn in context. Since launching in 2010, we have grown to over three million users and have pioneered numerous innovations in contextual learning, including the use of geo-location and natural language processing for scalable content creation. Our programs are used by Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Centro Pyme, Universidade Metodista de Sao Paulo, 99Taxis, Virgin Hotel Group, among others. Voxy has offices in New York City and Sao Paolo, Brazil. Investors include ff Venture Capital, Contour Venture Partners, Seavest Capital Partners, Rethink Education and Pearson. To learn more, visit Voxy.com or email press(at)voxy(dot)com.

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