[SONGs] If You´re Happy and Other Digital English Teaching Resources

Music videos with English songs for young learners are considered great digital resources for English teachers. Music videos provided by Super Simple Learning contain more than traditional super simple english songs. And there is never enough of them. These days Super Simple Learning published the new version of traditional “If You´re Happy (and You Know […]

[VIDEOS] Bett 2014, EdTech London event, & language education

For the last week, we’ve been working from the London Bett Show… Here is a recap of the week. What better way to summarize a week than with pictures and videos? This is a quick recap of our partners’ meeting in London… Three interviews at Bett show about current main trends in language education: Kwai […]

SmartClass+ Dealer Seminar, London

The new features of the SC+ language learning platform, are being presented in London for all Robotel partners today. We have named the seminar as; Any-Time, Any-Place, Any-Device. We are discussing new and inovative ways of delivering digital language education. We are having great time and bringing you some pictures from our seminar. Would you […]

BETT 2014, The Learning Technology Event and Language Teaching

Every year I keep visiting London, UK, in January to keep myself up to date with educational technology. Every year I go to the learning technology event, BETT 2014. And what interests me the most? The digital language teaching and learning technology. There is a lot of technology in education. But on EDU blogs, EDU web […]

How to Get Students to Speak: More Videos

Oxford University Press is sharing some great videos from its own “Teach 21st century skills with confidence” project. All videos describe the key elements of the skill being learned: collaboration, creativity, critical thinking, communication. What matters to us, is that these videos are not just theoretical, but also practical. Language teachers can learn some concrete tips and strategies to enhance the […]

[VIDEO] How to Get Students to Speak: Dialogues and Emotions

Many text books for language courses include short dialogues that students can act out.  Sometimes students prefer to read the dialogue from the book while acting, but this tends to make the activity less animated and more boring.   While it may be difficult, it is important to encourage students to speak their parts (without reading) while acting out the dialog in […]

COERLL – Online resources for 18 languages

Whatever language you teach or are trying to learn, this should help you a great deal… The Center for Open Education Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) is one of fifteen Foreign Language Resource Centers in the United States (http://www.nflrc.org), more precisely, in Austin, Texas. It is mainly funded by the US Department of Education as […]

Android app for monitoring students activities in the classroom

Here is something that might interest both SmartClass+ users and non users. In fact, this article is dedicated to all teachers using mobile devices in the classroom. A common concern amongst teachers and students is that by integrating technologies in the classroom, it becomes easier for students to cheat or be distracted by all that is available […]