WEBINAR: CHILDREN with ENGLISH as an ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE AND ORAL LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
Please book online www.wtc.ie to obtain the Zoom Link for this webinar.
In this webinar, teachers will enhance their professional knowledge and practice in the area of oral language. The webinar focuses explicitly on how to support oral language development in junior primary classrooms, particularly those with children who speak English as an Additional Language. This webinar integrates considerations for both English and Irish oral language instruction, ensuring practical and useful implementation of the Primary Language Curriculum.
Attendees will receive a handout with a list of oral language activities to support both remote and on-site teaching with children who speak English as an Additional Language. Breakout groups of 5 – 6 will be facilitated once throughout the session.
Biography: Aoife is a primary teacher on career break from an urban school in West Dublin. She is a full-time PhD scholar of DCU’s Institute of Education. Her current research is concerned with the design, development and delivery of bilingual oral narrative programme Tell-a-Tale | Inis Scéal in junior infant classrooms. Aoife is passionate about oral language development, supporting children with EAL, bilingualism, inclusive educational practices and collaborative teaching.
|Course Date||22-03-2021 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||22-03-2021 8:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||15-02-2021|
|Cut off date||22-03-2021 3:00 pm|
|Location||ONLINE (via ZOOM)|