How to become a master of SmartClass+?

Maybe you have already heard about the training sessions we do for the SmartClass+ language learning platform. Teachers tell us that we are really doing a great job in these training sessions. Well, now we have a new training website, and we want this new site to reflect the same quality as our practical training skills. On the training website, you can […]

How to get started using tablets in the language classroom

Oxford University Press is sharing, on its YouTube channel, an interesting podcast called  “Question for Q authors” on a regular basis. It always has a video (max two minutes), in which OUP authors are sharing their experiences. The podcast with Joe McVeigh’s response to “How can I get my students to use smart devices in the classroom?”   inspired […]

[TIP]: Picture exercises with SC+

One strong feature of SmartClass+ is its support for creating different individual exercises from a broad range of media: audio, video, PDF, text, pictures, etc.  When we have a digital language platform and easy to use exercise templates, sometimes the hardest job for teachers is to come up with an idea for the perfect exercise. Today we want to share […]

Des tutoriels, pourquoi pas?

J’aimerais dédier ce court article à nos usagers SmartClass+ francophiles. Eh oui, même si nous publions peu en français, nous pensons tout même à vous. Et nous ne sommes pas seul. Notre partenaire français, Satel, a produit plusieurs tutoriels (des vidéos youtube de courte durée) afin de vous aider à naviguer les eaux lorsque vous […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting to know SC+

SmartClass+ is a digital language learning platform developed by Robotel Inc., a Canadian company based in bilingual Montréal. The overall mandate for SmartClass+ is to help language teachers orchestrate language learning activities for their students, and to help those students learn a new language. When this new platform was first conceived, the primary goal was […]