English as an additional language (EAL)

Perfect EAL Support – Osiris Educational

  • Establish best practice in Ethnic Minority Achievement
  • A range of EAL programmes and interventions
  • Effective mainstream EAL strategies
  • The most up-to-date ICT initiatives and resources

Step-by-step guide to building the inclusive classroom

  • Benchmark where you are now
  • Identify and support children at different stages of learning EAL
  • Use case studies to clarify best practice for EAL
  • Recognise what good interventions look like
  • Analyse language demands across the curriculum
  • Support the development of speaking, listening, reading and writing
  • Embed cultural understanding into the curriculum
  • Evaluate and monitor progress

Tips, tools and techniques to ensure learners thrive in a mainstream classroom

  • the best EAL software, resources and websites
  • strategies to support more advanced EAL learners
  • assessment tools
  • effective questioning techniques
  • identify next steps to take back to school

Ideas for supporting and encouraging:cross-cultural mathematics

  • academic talk
  • reading and writing
  • speaking and listening

Free Book ‘100 Ideas for Supporting Learners with EAL’

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How to use information and communication technologies (ICTs) to support learners of EAL – EAL Academy

Phase: Cross phase – Early Years through Key Stage 4

Audience:  EAL co-ordinators, teachers and TAs/LSAs

Course Aims

This practical 1-day workshop will enable practitioners to use a range of free and low-cost ICTs more effectively to assess, induct and teach pupils/students who are at the early stages of learning English as well as more advanced EAL learners.

Topics will include:

  • Ideas for inducting and orienting new arrivals
  • Digital recording devices to promote speaking and listening
  • TalkingPENs to access and produce audio-enabled bilingual texts and translated materials
  • ICT-based ideas for pre-teaching and recapping language elements
  • Creative techniques for using visuals
  • Talk for writing using talking photo albums
  • Practical examples of using free software and online tools
  • Tablet devices and apps

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