The Making Language and Learning Work DVDs demonstrate how to effectively integrate content-area teaching and language learning in mainstream subject classrooms for students from diverse language backgrounds. They show how to integrate effective literacy strategies, and how a range of teachers in different subject areas scaffold language and content area learning. The materials model how to personalise learning by supporting students at different levels of English proficiency in a manageable way in mainstream classes.
There are three sets of videos in the tabs below:
Integrating language and learning in secondary maths and science
Making Language and Learning Work 1 shows how teachers can effectively integrate content area teaching and language learning. It features secondary science and mathematics classes at work in a range of schools, showing subject teachers exemplifying good practices in the use of language approaches which make it easier for students to understand subject content.
Clip 1 – Know the learner
Clip 2 – Identify language demands
Clip 3 – Make outcomes the same for all
Clip 4 – Make the abstract concrete
Clip 5 – Recycle language
Clip 6 – Encourage self-evaluation
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Copies of the DVDs were sent to schools and further copies can be obtained from Down the Back of the Chair.
Published on: 19 Jun 2014