Sean Laurence

173 posts
I’m an American living in Vietnam. I teach English, organize teacher workshops, run an English club and write about the English language.

Build a robot at RHH Academy / Chế tạo robot tại Học viện RHH

Do you want to learn how to build a robot? You can learn at the RHH Academy in Vinh. You use legos to make robots. You operate them with a laptop or an iPad. Students teach their robot to race, battle or complete other tasks. Building robots, coding and finishing arts & crafts projects makes kids better at solving problems. This is a life skill that will help them in the future. Bạn có muốn […]

Yes! Foreigners can understand me! / Vâng! Người nước ngoài hiểu được tôi nói.

I met Thơ at Hello! English Club. She’s really good at speaking English. I asked her to share her story and her advice for students. In this post she talks about how she went from hating English to loving it. English has been a useful tool for me to interact with people from around the world. It’s also a way for me to earn money. Back in 2007, when I was in grade 3, I […]

Awesome Youtube channels for learning English

Mary is my student. She’s in grade five and she’s 11. One day she asked, “Can you suggest some YouTube channels so I can improve my listening skills?”. I was really happy she asked me that question. Many students don’t want to learn English at home. It’s fun to learn at home! There’s a lot you can do to learn English when you’re not in school. I’m not talking about homework. I’m talking about fun […]

See Earth like you’ve never seen it before

See Earth like you’ve never seen it beforeHãy nhìn Trái đất như bạn chưa từng thấy nó bao giờ In BBC’s Planet Earth you will see astonishing animals and breathtaking landscapes. It has colorful tropical birds, sightless creatures that survive in dark caves and many more wonderful animals. Some of them you may have never seen before! Trong BBC hành tinh Trái đất, bạn sẽ thấy những động vật đáng kinh ngạc và phong cảnh […]

What is the Hour of Code?

What is the Hour of Code? The Hour of Code is a one-hour coding challenge to give students a fun first introduction to computer science. There are hundreds of one-hour activities in over 48 languages (including Vietnamese) for primary school and up. The activities require no experience. Learn more about the Hour of Code (in English or Vietnamese): www.hourofcode.com Computer science is foundational Computer science is changing every industry on the planet. Every 21st-century student […]