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TOOLS TO ENHANCE TEACHING AND LEARNING
The Language Science Center at the University of Maryland has created a tool that makes it fun and easy to explore the languages of the world. Langscape is an interactive map of the locations of 6400 languages. The map lets you easily view detailed information about each language and listen to sound recordings of them. You also have some wonderful games to put into practice what you are learning.
If It Were My Home
The lottery of birth is responsible for much of who we are. If you were not born in the country you were, what would your life be like? Would you be the same person?
IfItWereMyHome.com is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.
You can also use our visualization tool to help understand the impact of a disaster.