Schoolshape is a fully featured online language laboratory.
The lab is suitable for the teaching and learning of most languages. It combines the latest technology and educational theory, allowing teachers to make the best use of time available in class. It is designed to encourage and monitor progress through daily individual or collaborative practice of all four language skills. There is no special software to download. Teachers and students can work securely in their school lab from any location with internet access.
Please click the links below to download one or more of our support videos:
First step (if you have not previously used Schoolshape in your school)
How to assign a simple speaking task, and how a student can respond
Create a speaking resource by recording an audio stimulus
Adding an image for students to talk about
How the teacher can give permission to the student to share work and collaborate
Accessing the resources library
Cooking up really useful resources
Teacher and student roles with a single login
Viewing the lab from a student perspective
Pairing via email
Practice makes perfect - The benefits of regular speaking practice
How to do language practice
How to download audio files