Mango Languages to Launch K-12 Educator Contest to Provide Mango Classroom to Four Schools Free for One Year

June 22, 2018

DETROIT (June 22, 2019) — Mango Languages, the leading digital language-learning app in library systems across the United States, has just announced that it will unveil The Ultimate C.A.L.L. competition, at the 2018 ISTE Conference & Expo in Chicago. This is the first ever competition that gives K-12 language educators the opportunity to win a free year of Mango Classroom for their school.

Mango Classroom by Mango Languages is the engaging, flexible, and efficient resource that guides language learning in and out of the classroom, inspiring new generations of learners to communicate with confidence. 

Applying Mango Languages’ intuitive, conversation-based methodology, Mango Classroom delivers lessons that have been uniquely crafted by expert linguists in alignment with the 5C’s of the national World Readiness Standards for Learning Languages. Mango Classroom helps motivate students and promotes in-depth critical-thinking skills, learning, and retention through practical lessons and authentic native-speaker audio in over 70 world languages and more than 20 ESL/ELL courses. 

Mango Classroom is the 24/7 language assistant that helps teachers prepare students for emerging careers and global opportunities. Designed to complement curricula, Mango Classroom includes lesson-planning materials to help organize classes, activities, and assessments, while also providing features for family participation and student engagement.

The introduction of Mango Classroom speaks to the growing popularity of Mango Languages among K-12 language educators. With a mission to enrich lives with language and culture, and get new generations excited about language learning, Mango Languages has made a point of making sure its free apps and online learning tools align with core curricula and lesson plans to support teachers and students alike. 

The Ultimate C.A.L.L. Competition
Mango Languages is on a mission to enrich lives with language and culture, and grow a love of language learning across the continent. We are searching for the best and brightest Computer Assisted Language Learning lesson plan from world language/ESL/ELL teachers across the U.S. that will inspire students to communicate with confidence and help prepare the next generation for global opportunities. Are you up for the challenge? 

Official Dates
Call for Entries: August 2018 - December 31, 2018
Winners Will Be Announced: February 1, 2019

The Grand Prize Winner Package Includes:

  • One year of complete access to Mango Classroom with a site license for as many students as needed
  • 10 new Chromebooks for their school 
  • $500 gift certificate for the winning contestant to spend on cultural learning

Three Runners-Up Will Receive:

  • One year of complete access to Mango Classroom with a site license for as many students as needed

How to Enter

Entrants will need to submit a week-long lesson plan that must outline how they would integrate language-learning technology into their class activities.

  • One week lesson plan that includes:
    • Overview
    • Objectives
    • Description of classroom activities
    • Assessment
  • 250-word description or 60-second video on why your class/school should win

Eligibility
The competition is free to enter. Any educator who represents an educational organization serving K-12 students in the fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia. Teachers, administrators, district technology coordinators, school librarians, and media specialists, principals, and non-profit charter schools are welcome to apply. Multiple submissions from one school are permitted, but limited to one submission per person. No purchase of Mango Languages is necessary to enter. Only entries representing institutions who are not currently, or have not, in the previous six (6) months, been a Mango Languages customer will be qualified to participate in this competition. Submissions must be made through mangolanguages.com/ultimatecall. 

Mango Classroom Product Features

FOR TEACHERS

Groups
Upload student lists and organize classes to track progress, review assessments, and follow engagement.  

Instructor Guides
Download and align Mango Languages course content with your classroom topics and lesson plans.  

Lesson Deep Linking
Easily direct students to specific lessons for reference, review, and homework through your LMS. 

Quizzes and Assessments
Automatically graded exercises for student and teacher to review results and correct answers. 

FOR STUDENTS

Family Profiles
Engage a broader support community with five additional learning profiles per student.  

Mango Premiere
Enjoy hours of authentic content through a collection of world films for an immersive learning experience

Mobile Apps
Access free iOS and Android mobile apps that encourage students to continue learning beyond the classroom. 

FOR ADMINISTRATORS

Mango Administration Portal
Upload and authenticate students, track real-time progress, and access overall organization usage.

Training Materials
Reference training videos and resources to make the most out of learning features and tools.

Mango Market
Download, order, and ship custom promotional materials to your school to encourage language learning among students.

Customer Advocate
Connect with your dedicated customer advocate for integration support, promotional assistance, and staff training.

About Mango Languages
Founded in 2007, Mango Languages is the leading provider of language-learning resources in North American libraries. Mango Languages is privately owned and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Guided by its core purpose to enrich lives with language and culture, Mango Languages creates engaging learning experiences for academic institutions, libraries, businesses, government agencies, and individuals around the globe. To learn more about the company, its innovative products, or to try it for yourself, visit www.mangolanguages.com.

Press Contact
For additional information or to schedule an interview with a Mango Languages Executive, please contact:

  • Kori Mallett, Account Director, Automatic PR kori@automaticpr.com
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