Teacher guidance blog

16th June 2016

Can you help? Research project on maths and reading among EAL learners

Researchers from the Institute of Education at the University of Reading are looking for schools willing to take part in a research project on maths and […]
4th July 2016

Why should we use an EAL learning record?

Author: Caroline Scott Most schools with early-stage learners of English will have some form of guided reading record. This record supports the learner, parents and teacher […]
4th July 2016

NALDIC Conference

We will be showing EAL teaching through the Learning Village at this year’s NALDIC conference:“One size fits all? Addressing diversity in EAL” The conference will consider […]
29th August 2016

EAL Learners: First steps in identifying dyslexia (and other specific learning differences)

Author: Anne Margaret, ELT well   Sometimes our students who have English as an Additional Language (EAL) seem to be having more difficulty than expected in […]
14th September 2016

Learning Village learner experience explained…

We have created a video to provide you with clear instruction on the Learning Village learner experience. Have a look!
30th September 2016

ESL & Mother Tongue Conference, Copenhagen, 3-5th March 2017

This year we will have a stand at the ESL & Mother Tongue Conference. This event will be celebrating the Power of Multilingual Classrooms in International […]
27th October 2016

How do I support EAL parents during Parents’ Evening?

Parents are integral to schooling for any learner, and one of the key opportunities to discuss how a learner is developing is during Parents’ Evening (Macbeth, […]
2nd November 2016

How do I effectively use additional adults to support EAL students?

Author: Gemma Fanning, EAL Co-ordinator An additional adult can be very effective in supporting teachers with EAL learners in the classroom. Such an adult may be a […]
11th December 2016

What useful holiday homework can I set my intermediate EAL Learners?

Author: Anita Bamberger, EAL Specialist Holidays and homework can seem an incongruous mix – and this is especially true for EAL students, who need both time off, […]
1st January 2017

EAL data collection dates (England)

Schools in England & Wales will be expected to submit proficiency codes for EAL children in the census on the following dates (2016-2017):Autumn census – first […]
5th January 2017

How do I support EAL learners with mathematical language?

Author: Gemma Fanning, EAL Specialist The language of Maths is often considered a language of its own – and this can sometimes present a difficulty for EAL […]
16th January 2017

Introduction to ‘EAL Teaching through the Learning Village’ workshop

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 9am – 3pm CEME Conference Centre, Marsh Way, Rainham RM13 8EU Caroline Scott, Author & Director at Across Cultures will be running […]
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