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ESCI - EAL and Academic Language

ESCI - EAL and Academic Language

Webinar 3 in a series of 3 webinars that have been specially designed and developed for primary teachers of children with EAL.  Over the course of the three workshops, attending teachers will develop evidence-informed and practical skills to support their assessment and collaborative teaching of children with EAL and their instruction of academic language in linguistically diverse contexts.

Webinar 3 Learning Outcomes - 

Webinar Three participants will be enabled to:

  • Reflect on current academic language knowledge and practices
  • Define academic language
  • Justify the need for academic language support for children with EAL
  • Acquire a bank of strategies and activities to support the academic language development skills of children with EAL

Facilitator: Aoife Merrins Gallagher

Aoife is a primary school teacher with experience in both mainstream and support positions since 2013.  Her recent doctoral research designed, developed and delivered an English-Irish oral narrative programme for nine linguistically diverse infant classrooms (Tell-a-Tale | Inis Scéal).  Aoife frequently facilitates webinars through Education Support Centres, authoring a summer course in support of children with EAL in recent years.

Course Properties

Course Date 09-11-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date 09-11-2022 8:00 pm
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Individual Price Free
Speaker Aoife Merrins-Gallagher
Select Hours 1
Location Online
Categories Primary

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