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 […]

Here’s What To Look For When Evaluating An EdTech Resource

Did you know that in 2021, the global edtech market was valued at USD 106.46 billion? Furthermore, the annual growth rate in education technology is expected to […]

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 […]

6 Ways Teachers Can Combat Learning Loss for Multilingual Learners

By Robyn D. Shulman, Image by  Charlein Gracia on Unsplash There are 4.9 Million Multilingual Learners in the United States If you are a multilingual […]

3 Strategies to Increase Resiliency in English Learners

By Yessica Esmeralda O’Connor The number of English learners (ELs) is expanding nationally, currently averaging 10 percent of the student population (varying significantly by state, […]

EAL Science: Command words/phrases

Just a quick share – something we’ve been doing in EAL. Our learners in KS3 and KS4 are developing their knowledge of task types, both […]

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 […]

Five Ways to Use QR Codes for Second Language Development

Early childhood is a critical time for learners of a second language. Here are five ways QR codes can support second language acquisition. The post […]

Materials writing news and views, January 2022

Not much to report at the start of the year, but a few bits and bobs. New releases I haven’t really been on the lookout […]

Drama activity: Frozen in Time

We’ve been doing lots of drama tasks recently. Here’s one that worked really well. (See these slides on Genially) Excuse any spelling errors etc, I […]

What’s it like to write for ESL Library?

I’ve been working on a cool new series of functional Business English lessons for ESL Library. Here’s a bit about the approach taken and my […]

EAL Science and CLILing it

I’m supporting in some really interesting classes this term, especially Science. The subject knowledge of those Science teachers is pretty impressive, especially once you get […]

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