Sebastopol, CA. (March 12th, 2008) - eSpindle Learning, a leading provider for online vocabulary and spelling tutoring, is now streaming free audio to FreeRice.com to enhance the learning experience of students and word lovers using the site.
"It's a collaboration among like minds," says Rosevita Warda, founder and Executive Director of eSpindle Learning. "The concept of FreeRice.com is brilliant, and we share its vision of empowering people around the world by supporting them in building their vocabulary. eSpindle is delighted to be able to enhance this great project with audio resources, making it an even more valuable tool for learners around the world."
FreeRice.com is a free web site that donates 20 grains of rice for every multiple choice vocabulary question a visitor answers correctly. The concept is financed through advertisements, and operated not-for-profit by founder John Breen. Launched in October 2007, FreeRice.com has seen stellar growth and is making a difference for people all over the world.
Click here to see a brief movie about how the donations of rice are distributed. eSpindle Learning, a nonprofit organization, offers individualized online vocabulary and spelling practice to help students of all ages become confident readers and writers.
The online tutoring service delivers customized learning sessions based on a student's personal learning profile, and matches every membership with a free license for a disadvantaged student. The audio resources streaming to FreeRice.com are part of a database of 100,000 words that the eSpindle team created to assist its members.
"It's like using a candle to light another - it's the kind of sharing that creates abundance," says Warda. "By empowering FreeRice.com we can maximize the value our resources have for learners all over the world. In this simple act of sharing, more is created - more education, more knowledge, more light."
About eSpindle Learning
eSpindle Learning, a leading provider for online vocabulary and spelling tutoring, helps students of all ages become confident readers and writers.
For more information about eSpindle visit www.eSpindle.org.
A free 10-day trial period is available at www.espindle.org/free_trial, and educators can receive a free 30-day classroom trial for up to 40 students by going to http://www.eSpindle.org/trial.