As you probably know, SKYPE is a free voice-and-video service for anyone with access to the internet from any country, town or village in the world. Through Skype you can enjoy individual English lessons in the privacy, comfort and convenience of your own home or office. http://www.breakintoenglish.com/courses_prices/one-to-one-classes/
XMind is mind-mapping software with iconos, labels, lines, notes, boundries, fishbones (for timelines!!), Gantt Charts, and easy import, export, pdf, word, ppts, and embed options. It is open source, so it is free to download and use.
A Change in Language Learning is Overdue "The United States is a long way from being the multi-lingual society that so many of our economic competitors are. Only about 10 percent of native-born Americans -- individuals who went through our education system -- speak a language other than English." --The Huffington Post