Five ways to keep language learning fresh this summer.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jun 14, 2017 8:33:00 AM

The summer slide. That doesn’t sound so bad — we’re thinking slip ‘N slides, playgrounds, maybe a water slide or two. Think again. In fact, the summer slide refers to the summer learning loss that occurs when the school year ends, for students young and old. All that hard work you put in during the school year faces its archenemy when the lazy days of summer kick in and your studying slumps. But fear not, we’ve got your back.

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4 ways instructors are integrating language-learning software into the classroom.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jun 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Innovative instructors are always looking for what’s next for their campus classroom. For language instructors, language-learning software like Mango can be the perfect supplement to their curriculum, adding flexible learning options, enhanced language practice, and authentic content to the classroom experience.

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Secure more funding for your library with these 6 helpful resources.

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   Jun 1, 2017 7:16:33 PM

If anything deserves a little extra cash these days, it’s our libraries. They provide invaluable academic support, creative literacy programs, and diverse e-resources (like Mango!) that keep their whole community going strong. But all these great services come at a price, and unfortunately it’s not getting any cheaper for librarians to keep up with high patron demand.

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How to celebrate National Library Week at your library.

By Michael Buckenmeyer |   Apr 10, 2017 10:35:51 AM

Every year, our friends at the American Library Association (ALA) sponsor a week honoring the contributions libraries make to their communities, schools, universities, and nations. This year’s celebrations run April 9-15, with ways for everyone to show their thanks no matter where they are. Read on to find out how you and your library can get involved in one of our favorite weeks of the year.

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Why language learning is one of the best decisions a college student can make.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Mar 21, 2017 11:08:33 PM

What makes for a positive college experience? When students reflect on their college years, they’ll likely credit their success to dedicated instructors, innovative learning opportunities, great friends, and tolerable cafeteria food in the dorms.

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Calling All Academic Librarians: Here’s why we’re excited for ACRL 2017.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Mar 17, 2017 1:47:13 AM

Can you feel it? There’s a magic in the air that only comes once every two years. Academic librarians, you know what we’re talking about: it’s almost time for ACRL 2017, March 22-25 in Baltimore, Maryland.

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You know about IQ and EQ — what about CQ (cultural competency)?

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jan 31, 2017 5:38:00 AM

Now more than ever, we live in a diverse, multicultural world. As our world changes, so does our definition of intelligence and what it takes to be successful. Many of us grew up with the idea that your IQ, a test score designed to measure your intelligence, is a key indicator of your future success. More recently, the idea of emotional intelligence, your ability to identify and manage your feelings and those of others, is factored into your ability to succeed. Now, the trifecta is complete with the rise of cultural competency (CQ): your capacity to successfully work and build relationships in multicultural scenarios.

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5 ways to highlight language learning on your resume.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Jan 3, 2017 5:40:00 AM

 

Calling all language buffs and culture aficionados, we’ve got good news for you: you’re among the most hireable candidates out there. We know that you got into the language-learning game for the love it, but all that that love could actually translate into your dream career. You’ve already put in the hard work, now it’s your time to shine. Did you know that language skills are listed as one of the top experiences that recruiters look for on a resume?

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4 key benefits of having Mango Languages on your campus.

By Britta Wilhelmsen |   Dec 2, 2016 6:03:00 AM

Here at the Mango grove, we’re proud to say that we’ve helped over 300 academic institutions add a little more language and culture love to their campuses. From dozens of prospective study abroad candidates to those squeezing in some extra training before that tough Italian exam, Mango has been there for students in their times of need. Now that more and more academic libraries are embracing digital resources as integral parts of their collection, there’s never been a better time to snag a Mango Languages subscription for your campus. Here are just a few of the benefits that can come from Mango-fying your student body.

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5 special Mango features for Higher Ed that you’ll love.

By Jillian Rodriguez |   Nov 28, 2016 6:41:00 AM

If you’ve heard of Mango Languages, you already know that we’re committed to one core purpose: enriching lives with language and culture. That’s why we’ve worked so hard to develop a language and culture-learning program that students, staff, and faculty at colleges and universities will love. Mango for Higher Ed is designed to deliver flexible, interactive, and measurable language-learning solutions for your campus.

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