List of Free Online Resources for Spanish Language Classes

There are many useful online resources for Spanish teachers on the Internet. I want to share with you seven of the most common online tools recommended by Spanish teachers. Each MFL (modern foreign language) tool is presented with corresponding resource links. If you are wondering what kind of digital resources you can use, here’s the basic […]

3 Key Assessment Tools for Language Labs

What assessment tools should be in every digital language lab classroom? What performance demonstrates knowledge? How is the student doing? What has the student learned? What can I do to help the students more? To answer these questions in language lab driven classes we need assessment tools. We need: 1 – Assessment tools providing different ways of giving […]

16 Tips for Using Internet in Language Classes

This is the list of free tools (available on-line), that  I am using in language classes. These tools can make any digital device in your language class a powerful language tool. Enjoy and don’t forget to share your own ideas in our comments section. 16 tips of using the Internet in language classes: 1 – radios, podcasts, […]

HOW TO: import student class rosters into the SC+ app

The SmartClass+ language learning platform enables teachers to record students or to assign individual language exercises to them on their stations/digital devices. In order to save all digital work and recordings, teachers need to identify their students by importing a roster of students enrolled in each class. TIP: The teacher can prompt students to register in the class or they can import prepared student […]

Rajini School, Bangkok, is teaching with SmartClass+

Rajini School, Bangkok, has long been famous because of its excellent administration and standards. Since last week language teachers have been teaching using the SmartClass+, language learning platform. Teachers are using professional digital language tools in every day language classes. It was a great pleasure to support teachers from Rajini School with the online training, last week. I want to […]

[PODCAST] Interview: “… teachers need content and training when using technology.”

In this PODCAST interview enjoy the answers from a technology representative from Malaysia on the topic that attracts us the most: Language Learning & Technology. Maybe you have read the opening post to this topic: Language Learning & Technology, and have several thoughts and ideas. Enjoy the spirit of people who are supporting language education with enthusiasm. Today listen to […]

Language class: Animation app for tablets/smartphones

Tellagami, a mobile app that lets you create and share a quick animated video called a Gami. Students can use it on iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices. It is a great way for them to introduce themselves and even attempt speaking in another language. 1 – Create: Choose a Character Choose a Mood Place the […]

HOW TO: get students on my roll sheet for the class?

Question: I have been working with my students in the lab, I have several that were not here when I built my classes. How do I get them on my roll sheet for the class. They were unable to log in and participate. STEP 1. Open MAD (Media Teacher) STEP 2. Login as a teacher […]