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English Central

EnglishCentral, Inc., based in Arlington, Massachusetts, makes improving English language skills fun and effective by turning popular web videos into powerful language learning experiences. EnglishCentral users not only watch videos, they speak them and receive instant, personalized pronunciation feedback from proprietary speech technology via its cloud-based system. Its founding investors were Atlas Venture and Google Ventures. Through our partnership with EnglishCentral, Open English makes English learning interactive by using thousands of the most engaging videos on the web, presented with text transcriptions and word definitions for travel, business, and much more. Our partnership has brought in voice recognition tools and hundreds of interactive videos with the goal of optimizing Open English’s fluency guarantee.



The only professional organization that serves the diverse needs of the entire educational resource community, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) encourages and advocates for professional, quality content for teaching and learning. The membership of AEP represents the wide range of individuals, institutions and businesses dedicated to delivering progressive learning resources in all media and for any educational setting. Founded in 1895, AEP now helps its members navigate the global realities of educational publishing in the 21st Century. AEP is at the forefront of the educational publishing industry, leading initiatives that help drive the future of content development and delivery. It has taken a leading role in many efforts supporting the industry, including the Learning Resource Metadata Initiative (LRMI), which is changing the way educational materials are found on the Internet; Innovation Through Inclusion, promoting industry-wide diversity; and representation of educational publishers on matters such as new legislation and funding.

Association of Educational Publishers