Learn That Word
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About LearnThatWord

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    All about YOU

    We create every session just for you.
    Nothing is out-of-the-box!

    Advance on your word journey in fast, easy steps. Focus on learning what’s important to you; we’ll manage your progress behind the scenes.

    LearnThatWord is a complete solution. We’re your virtual mom, catering to your every need and helping you be the best you can be.

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    I'm WordGenie™, your personal coach.
    Your wordly wish is my command!

    Unleash my powers, dear master!
    It’s all laid out for you, for one-click magic!

    Let me guide you on your word journey, so you’ll advance in well-planned, logical steps.

    What gives me such magical powers?

    Learning from over
    30 vocabulary experts.

    Deep analysis of millions of texts.

    Years and years of obsessing
    about words.

    Sleepless sleepless nights
    dancing with databases.

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    Explore each word’s context, its nuances and flavors, to get a sense of how to use it.

    Integrated in each quiz is our Open Dictionary of English, ODE.
    It’s the richest and most interesting learners’ dictionary available. Explore words through:

    Pronunciations from around the world
    100s of usage examples
    Idioms and limericks
    Interactive thesaurus
    Definitions from multiple sources
    Translations in 37 languages
    Synonyms, antonyms
    Words that rhyme
    Origin and root word information
    Verb conjugations
    Tutoring comments and trivia

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    SMART progress

    You want results, not busy work!

    At LearnThatWord, every session is targeted, interesting, and made just for you.

    We check off words you know, so you focus your energy on those that need more practice.

    Your individualized learning plan presents the right words for review at the right time.

    Get lasting results 10x faster than with any other vocabulary study tool.

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    Fast & Fun

    Sessions are lightning-fast and hassle-free.

    We don’t depend on gimmicks or “effects” to make sessions fun.

    Our members love them for their smart design and effectiveness.

    You’ll appreciate the fast progress you make even more than the rewards and prizes you earn.

    Boost your skills in privacy, at your own speed, without grades, pressure, or embarrassment.

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    Lasting RESULTS

    A word turns into vocabulary as you learn it “by heart.” It’s that moment when you no longer have to think about it before you use it.

    Once you reach this level of “automaticity,” the word is yours forever. You will never forget it.

    LearnThatWord is the only fully managed solution that builds this automaticity.

    You’ll meet each word repeatedly over time and explore its nuances and “flavors.” Our multimedia resources bring words to life.

    Proven study methods, accelerated by adaptive and individualized coaching, make words “stick.” New words turn into vocabulary that moves you forward.

    We are so confident in the results, we guarantee them!

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    Our goal is to empower you by giving you the vocabulary you need to succeed with confidence.

    We provide unlimited free tutoring to students worldwide.

    Upgrade anytime to enjoy premium features. Premium members support our global literacy campaign, Vocabulary Junction, and the expansion of our collaborative learners’ dictionary.


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LearnThatWord Quick Facts
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Contact us:
Billie Sue Fischer, Media Liaison, [email protected]
Rosevita Warda, Executive Director, [email protected]

LearnThat Foundation Quick Facts:

Parent-initiated 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, founded in 2004.

Individualized online vocabulary and spelling practice for all ages and skill levels at www.LearnThatWord.org.

Unlimited free tutoring available, premium features via membership or our innovative Pay-Per-Result concept (PPR).

Methodology based on cognitive psychology and neuroscience to make words stick, creating confident readers, writers and spellers.

Based on LearnThat Foundation's own Open Dictionary of English, a collaborative multi-media learner's dictionary.

ODE offers audio, video clips, word translations in 37 languages, large format color photographs, hundreds of sample sentences with audio per word, multiple definitions, tutoring comments and other word-related information, and is open to user input.

Vocabulary Junction provides free premium tutoring to 2nd and 3rd grade students in public and tuition-free schools.

Meets NCLB standards and effortlessly integrates with curriculum materials through large word list archive.

Teachers save on average 3.5 hours per week when they delegate vocabulary and spelling words to LearnThatWord.

Winner of a Parents' Choice Award and a Teachers' Choice Award for the Family.

Nominated "Innovation company" by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) in 2008 and 2011.

Name change from eSpindle Learning to LearnThat Foundation in 2011.

Free Resources:

LearnThatWord offers unlimited free tutoring, and premium features for a membership fee.

Media partners my request LearnThat memberships as prizes or media give-aways.

Every new account is given 5 free tokens to experience premium features on a trial basis. Schools may request 100 additional tokens when starting a new account.

Vocabulary Junction offers free premium tutoring to second and third graders in the U.S. and Canada.

Interesting free content:

A detailed root word directory, including list of suffixes 
Fun trivia about the English language and learning on our blog.
One of the largest word list archive on the Web
Literacy related facts
Quotes relating to literacy and learning

Press releases:

2011/4/12 CODiE finalist in two categories
2011/1/25 LearnThatWord Joins Google Apps Marketplace for Education
2010/09/23 Launch of Vocabulary Junction
2010/05/10 LearnThat Foundation offers SaaS for lexical data
2009/10/06 Word Cup Launches at Frankfurt Book Fair’s “LitCam Live!”
2009/03/10 Put a New Spin on Summer with Spell-Bound Fundraising
2009/03/10 La Linea helps LearnThatWord students boost verbal proficiency
2008/09/05 US Retiree in Philippines Wins 2008 Word Cup
2008/06/11 Free Vocabulary Tutoring for all SF Bay Area's 3rd Graders
2008/03/12 FreeRice.com Speaks Up... With LearnThatWord's Voices
2008/02/21 LearnThat Foundation Finalist for CODiE Award
2008/01/29 LearnThatWord wins Teachers' Choice Award
2007/12/07 Global Word Cup Invites All Ages for Free Tryouts
2006/04/10 Parents' Choice Award 2006
2005/11/20 First Online Forum for Spelling Bee Contestants
White Paper Research Based Tutoring of English Spelling
Awards and Testimonials



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