VIDEO: Everything You Need to Know About Online Trainings

More details can be found on our training website: http://veronikabiskupova.wix.com/smartclasstraining. Veronika, trainer, passionate teacher, blogger, member of the smartclasscommunity team  

15 Video Resources for ESL

INTRO TO THIS ARTICLE: Enjoy this compilation of useful links addressed toward teachers and students: 1. Vimeo – some of the highest quality artistic films are hosted here Short love story in short motion by Carlos Lascano   2. EFLclassroom – amazing EFL website, about 100,000 files for free, registration needed http://community.eflclassroom.com/video Pink Panther English Verbs http://community.eflclassroom.com/video/pink-panther-english-verbs 3. […]

3 Favorite TED-Ed videos as MFL resources

MFL (modern foreign language) teachers looking for video resources for your english language class? TED-Ed’s commitment to creating lessons worth sharing is an extension of TED’s mission of spreading great ideas. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons, you will find carefully curated educational videos. These videos are a great source for ESL (english as a second language) […]

[VIDEO]: SmartClass+ Language Learning Platform

More and more schools are using the SmartClass+ language learning platform in the Czech Republic, Europe. This video was created by Robotel’s Czech partner, AV MEDIA. Note that the language activities significantly increase the amount of time that the student is actively engaged in using the target language. SmartClass+ is designed to save the teacher´s time and enhance […]

How to download a YouTube video for my lesson

Have you ever needed to save a YouTube video to your computer in order to use it in your language class? If I ask this question of myself, the answers is a million times YES. Sometimes I am “off-line” in class and a specific YouTube language  video is exactly what I need for a lesson. Sometimes I […]

[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 […]

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 […]