September 22, 2020

Teachable Moments in Unusual Times – The First Week

Well. THAT was exhausting. And frantic. And a little disheartening if I’m honest. And I feel like I just spent 3 hours herding cats…

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September 21, 2020

Teachable Moments in Unusual Times – The Week Before

I spent HOURS getting ready this week. At least 20 hours. It wasn’t just honing the syllabus and setting up my CMS site like…

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September 11, 2020

Teachable Moments in Unusual Times

I’m not a blog person. I don’t really read many blogs myself, and I never, ever considered writing my own blog. But these are…

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July 21, 2018

Summer Resolutions and My Color Vowel Life

Not long ago, I bought my planner for the 2018-19 school year (yes, I still have one foot in paper-and-pencil planning world), and it…

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February 13, 2018

What Color Do You Hear?

The idea of ‘hearing’ a color — or coloring a sound, for that matter– may seem foreign at first, but think about it: what…

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May 25, 2016

5 Vowel Letters vs. 15 Vowel Sounds: What’s a Teacher to do?

American English features 14-17 vowel sounds, the precise number of which depends on a speaker's national, regional and cultural background. Meanwhile, our alphabet has…

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May 23, 2016

Bringing Families Together Through Language Play

When it comes to positive change, it's all about connecting people, and that's what the Color Vowel Chart is doing with teachers, children, and…

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May 19, 2016

Find Out What Your Brain is Hiding From You (Attend the Webinar)

With so much that your brain needs to attend to consciously, it’s a good thing that the way you speak is largely hidden from…

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May 12, 2016

FUNDED! Thank you!

Thanks to you and so many others, we've reached our fundraising goal and are now on the road to manufacturing our wonderful game. We…

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April 12, 2016

What Color Do You Hear? Watch DUO in Action!

Regardless of proficiency level or L1 background, all English learners need to be let in on the secret: English is a stress-based language, and without…

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