Explore SC+ class: Elementary school Ratibořická, Czech Republic

The number of SmartClass+ digital language classrooms in the Czech Republic is rapidly increasing. Schools can choose the digital learning language platform that best suits their needs from the many flexible variants of SmartClass+: SC+ with audio activities only, SC+ integrated with students´PCs, SC+ on tablets, etc. The classroom in the elementary school Ratibořická in Horní Počernice is organized into digital “nests” […]

TIP: Using QR with Tablets in Education

Create your own Quick Response codes and use a QR code reader in your language classroom. Your students can scan the QR code using a QR code reader app and can quickly connect to digital content such as YouTube language videos, text instructions, or language learning websites, using their tablets. QR codes can be used to help organize the iPad/Android learning […]

SC+ on Tablets – Online Training in Czech School

The last day in September 2013, teachers from the primary and the lower secondary school in Dubá, Czech Republic, attended the SmartClass+ an online training session from Robotel, Inc. In the photographs you can see the SmartClass+ Rover, designed for schools who are looking for a tablet-based language learning solution. The Rover is a portable cart-based language lab that […]

Celebrate the European Day of Languages 2013

The European Day of Languages is the 26th of September, as proclaimed by the Council of Europe on the 6th of December 2001. Its aim is to encourage language learning across Europe. Whether as an individual or as a group, within an organization (school or association) or just among friends, people of all ages can get involved in the […]

SC+ song exercises

SmartClass+, a digital language learning platform, offers language teachers several interesting exercise templates. Each exercise includes a media file (audio, video, text, picture), teacher’s instructions and a tool for students to interact with the presented topic. I want to introduce some of the exercise templates that support using songs in the language classroom. In the videos you can […]

Language lab in Montemorelos, Nuevo León, Mexico

Escuela Normal de Montemorelos, “Profesor Serafin Peña” is starting this school year with brand new SmartClass+ language lab. Language lab is equipped by 45 students’ stations. All language activities, individual exercises as well as live class interaction activities are led from the teacher’s station. Students’ stations are situated in sets of five. The system is equipped with Audio Matrix system that provides crystal […]

INSPIRATION: Language Teaching & Technology Conferences in Czech Republic 2013

In May and June 2013 there were language teachers from Czech republic enjoying the inspiring atmosphere at the series of conferences. You can enjoy the workshops’atmosphere in conference video. 2 cities, 2 days, 80 teachers, 16 workshops to attend, 7 speakers. The topic of conferences was “teaching with language lab.” New digital language labs are […]

Five Communicative Language Teaching Methods

University of Aplied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Centre for Languages and International Relations (CLIR), published a great video that clearly presents these five methods: