eal

Planning an EAL INSET

Last term, I was asked to plan some in-service training for teachers on strategies to support our Secondary EAL learners. This was highlighted as an area for development across the secondary school, based on observations, self-reflections, informal chats, and so… Read More ›

Primary Science Resources

I was tagged in a post about Primary Science resources on LinkedIn: Thanks for the tag Silvina Mascitti. I had a few suggestions but LinkedIn didn’t like something about my response (maybe too long? Too many links? Not sure –… Read More ›

Reflections on my EAL role

I’ve just finished a stint working in English as an Additional Language (EAL) at an international school. It’s been a really interesting experience, and one that has changed my direction in both teaching and writing. I know many teachers (especially… Read More ›

Overview: EAL resources from Ellii

There’s a new section on Ellii (great site) for Academic Vocabulary. Here’s the blurb: ‘A content- and language-integrated learning approach gives K–12 students a chance to learn English and an academic subject at the same time. The resources in this… Read More ›