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Southeast Education Network (SEEN) Article on Language Variation

In this professional article Dr. Maura Moyle describes ToggleTalk and Code Switching Lessons as examples of contrastive analysis methods. You are an educator and the students in your classroom come from diverse backgrounds. You notice many of your students use forms of English that are “nonstandard,” even though they are native English speakers. For [...]

September 21st, 2018|

Ventris Learning to Publish Koma Adekan™ Family/Community Engagement Literacy Offering

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (September 1, 2018) – Ventris Learning, LLC has reached agreement with author Michelle Belnavis to become the exclusive publisher of Koma Adekan, a culturally responsive family/community engagement professional development offering. Belnavis developed Koma Adekan to help teachers bridge culture, language and the love of literacy from home to school, and to ensure academic [...]

September 1st, 2018|

Ventris Learning to Publish the Grades 2-4 Dialect Awareness (DAWS™) Supplemental Program

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (May 22, 2018) – Ventris Learning, LLC has reached agreement with the Florida State University Research Foundation, Inc. to become the exclusive publisher of the Dialect Awareness (DAWS™) supplemental language curriculum developed to teach students dialect shifting. Dialect shifting is a language skill that helps children understand how language can be [...]

Ventris Learning’s ToggleTalk® Resource Mentioned in April 2018 Atlantic Monthly Article

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (March 14, 2018) – Ventris Learning, LLC’s ToggleTalk K-1 supplemental curriculum was referenced in an article in the April edition of The Atlantic magazine. See the letters to the editor submitted in response to the article, and a link to the article, at https://www.theatlantic.com/letters/archive/2018/04/letters-julie-washington-the-code-switcher/559178/?utm_source=atlfb.

March 15th, 2018|

Ventris Learning to Become the Exclusive Publisher of the Diagnostic Evaluation of Language Variation™

News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (January 2, 2018) – Ventris Learning, LLC has reached agreement with authors Harry Seymour Ph.D, Thomas Roeper Ph.D., Jill de Villiers Ph.D., Peter de Villiers Ph.D., and Barbara Pearson Ph.D. to become the exclusive publisher of the Diagnostic Evaluation of Language Variance™ (DELV) effective immediately. Based [...]

January 2nd, 2018|

Linguistic Prejudice and the Ultimate Public Good

In her recent New York Times Magazine article “Have We Lost Sight of the Promise of Public Schools?” Nikole Hannah-Jones frames the current fight over school governance in the history of public education as the ultimate social contract and, at the same time, unending efforts by some of America’s wealthy to disengage from [...]

Ventris Learning Becomes Exclusive Publisher of the Sunform Alphabet System

SUN PRAIRIE, Wis. (August 9, 2016) – Ventris Learning, LLC has reached agreement with Sundberg Learning Systems, LLC of Lake Bluff, IL to become the exclusive publisher of the Sunform Alphabet System, effective immediately. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. “Sunform provides the foundation for our Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching offering as [...]

September 13th, 2016|