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 choose a tablet for language class?

Well, we’ve all gone to an electronics store with the intention of buying some sort of electronic device (TV, stereo, camera, computer, phone, …). But when it comes to actually choosing one device over its neighbour, which should you go for? All look nice and are similarly priced, but which one is more powerful or more efficient? We […]

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 […]

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 […]

Windows 8.1 tablets in language education

For those of you who are looking for Tablet based solutions to create your new Digital Language Lab, here’s a solutions that doens’t include Ipads or Androids… In their first incarnation, Windows based tablets did not give users a very interesting choice : It was either a full blown Windows 8 version at a pretty […]