Would your school benefit from a comprehensive reflection on how you support EAL across the curriculum?
Formerly EAL ‘Train the Trainer’, this 3-day course provides a key person in your school with training and resources for developing a whole school framework for supporting EAL development. Designed to develop good practice and create consistency across the school.
This course includes Across Cultures EAL resources: enhanced admissions templates, assessment templates, complete induction-to-English with resources, class teaching guidelines, suggested in-class methodology and associated language learning strategies, family learning new-to-English induction framework, an EAL handbook template, training presentation and training manual with all the materials for training others to implement this framework in your school.
- Introducing the context - Understanding what is needed for young learners learning English as an Additional Language
- Enhanced admissions procedures - Strategies to help new arrivals transition into their school
- EAL assessment - Assessing the new arrival’s English language skills
- Language learning strategies - Using effective language learning strategies with EAL language learners
- Planning and teaching for EAL - Managing, differentiating and planning for beginner/intermediate English language learners in the mainstream classroom
- Whole school EAL framework - Developing a whole school framework for EAL development
Whole School Inset
Invite Caroline Scott, author of Teaching Children English as an Additional Language: A programme for 7-11 year olds' and 'Teaching English as an Additional Language 5-11: A Whole School Resource' and EAL teaching through the Learning Village (www.learningvillage.net) to train your teachers in differentiating for EAL across your curriculum.
Insets can include:
- Assessment - identifying starting points and ongoing tracking of progress
- Small group teaching of EAL - Including an extensive programme of learning to support progress in language learning (including what, how and when to teach grammar and vocabulary) for the basics of English and language learning across the curriculum.
- How to differentiate for effective EAL learning in class.
- Using language learning strategies to support learners in the curriculum.
- Using EAL resources to support language learning.
Complimentary with a one day inset:
- Comprehensive participants handbooks including participant's reading (up to 20 handbooks per school)
- Teaching English as an Additional Language 5-11: A Whole School Resource
- Free 6 month use of EAL teaching through the Learning Village (teacher tools)
Learning Village Implementation Course
EAL blended learning for learners in schools
This 1 day course guides you through assessment, planning and delivering finely tuned, time-limited EAL lessons for new arrivals and intermediate learners with gaps in their understanding of vocabulary and grammar structures by teaching EAL through the Learning Village: www.learningvillage.net.
Complimentary with this course:
- Learning Village bronze membership
- EAL Learning Village handbook