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 […]

[VIDEO]: The First iPad language classroom in Latin America

The first SmartClass+ iPad language classroom in Latin America is in Colombia. Colegio Americano de Barranquilla signed a partnership with Robotel, Inc. The aim of the partnership is to recognize the importance of improving and researching the education and teaching of language through the effective and economical use of technologies. Teachers were delighted by the possibilities offered by SmartClass+. The […]

[VIDEO]: Two Inspirational Talks about Language Teaching

TED is a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out in 1984 as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.  TED conferences bring together the world’s most fascinating thinkers and doers, who are challenged to give the talk of their lives. We are bringing to you two talks that think […]

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 […]

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: