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EAL resource websites recommended by you

collab logo Collaborative Learning Project Collaborative Learning Project -a teacher network to share resources that promote talk and provide access for EAL learners

cilt logo CILT's community languages pages offers listings of community language examinations including GCSE and A Levels, and provides an extensive list of community language specific sites on the web

ealaw logoThe English as an Additional Language Association of Wales (EALAW) is a not-for-profit national organisation committed to the advancement of language and curriculum development for pupils learning EAL.

www.eal-teaching-strategies.com/index.html
A very practical and clear site for UK teachers with lots of links to resources and materials.

ES LogoThe Scottish government's education site hosts a wealth of information and resources including video case studies, assessment materials and phase specific guidance and resources

ema onlineThe EMA online portal provides online access to EAL and bilingual teaching materials and resources through a contributory database

www.eslpartyland.com/
A US based ESL/EFL inspired site with useful games and links

http://en.childrenslibrary.org/
ICDL International Children's Digital Library . Free digital books for children, To date the library has a collection of over 4500 books in 61 languages. For iPad apps http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/icdl-free-books-for-children/id363731638?mt=8

www.languageswithoutlimits.co.uk/eal.html#EAL
The primary aim of tLanguages without Limits is to support teachers whose role it is to support foreign language teachers in their efforts to make effective provision for learners of all abilities. Useful EAL links page although not all have been updates to reflect recent changes.

Multiverse Multiverse website closed on 31 March 2011 but an archive version of the site is available at http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20101021152907/http://www.Multiverse.ac.uk/

Multilingual Learning Website ESRC-funded seminar series brings together research from recent and ongoing projects on complementary schools in the UK and internationally.

www.multilingualfamily.org.uk/
This website has been created to help parents get together and form bilingual playgroups or carry out other types of language related activities

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http://nassea.org.uk/

NASSEA is a professional organisation representing northern services and teams of staff focusing on Ethnic Minority Achievement (EMA). The association has members from 31 Local Authority Services and teams stretching from Newcastle to Cheshire. Member services work with schools and other educational settings in a variety of ways to meet the needs of ethnic minority pupils. The structures for delivery of these services range from peripatetic services in rural areas to school-based teams in inner-city areas.

National Literacy Trust The National Literacy Trust's website and online database is provided on a free access basis to help everyone concerned with promoting literacy in the UK to work collaboratively. A new feature is the Tips for Talking to your Baby in 12 languages.

continyou logoNational Resource Centre
The National Resource Centre is a support network for supplementary schools and aids newly arrived communities, local authorities and many others. Includes a database of supplementary schools

www.omniglot.com/links/bilingual.htm
Omniglot is an encyclopedia of writing systems and languages. The website contains useful links to websites for mulitlingual books and resources, advice and guidance for bilingual families, bringing up bilingual/multilingual children.

our languages logoThe 'Our Languages' project supports community languages teaching and learning and aims to encourage community cohesion, celebrate pupil achievement and promote plurilingualism.

real logoReal (Realising Equality and Achievement) which originated with London Gifted & Talented worked with a national network of schools and local authorities to develop a bank of web-based guidance, tools, resources and multi-media training materials.

teachersmedia.co.uk
Teachers TV has closed but Teachers TV material can be found on a number of websites including TES and teachersmedia. The advantage of the Teachers Media site is it can be searched by EAL but TeachersMedia are intending to charge for new programmes although archive programmes will remain free.

tes logoThe EMAG forum page of the TES site is well used by mainstream teachers and features ideas for those with limited experience of EAL learners as well as an EAL are specifically designed for new teachers. new teachers logo

Edu.bham.ac.ukThe University of Birmingham bilingualism database is intended for use by those interested or involved in the field of bilingualism whether they are professionals, researchers, students or parents of bilingual children. The database brings together many articles of interest to those working in the field.

www.tewtjournal.org/
Teaching English with Technology (TEwT) is a free online peer-reviewed journal that seeks to disseminate cutting-edge work focussed mainly on the use of technology in TESOL (Teaching English To Speakers of Other Languages).T

www.thornwoodps.ca/dual/index.htm
The Dual Language Showcase contains examples of dual language ebooks made by children of Thornwood School in Ontario, Canada.

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  • Local EAL services which can provide EAL information and support

    Local EAL services which can provide EAL information and support

  • Useful for mainstream staff working with new EAL learners in mainly monolingual areas. Straightforward guidance for primary and secondary and a useful collation of resources.

    Useful for mainstream staff working with new EAL learners in mainly monolingual areas. Straightforward guidance for primary and secondary and a useful collation of resources.

  • Many teachers find the translations of key words particularly useful. Click on Teaching and learning and you will see a drop-down menu for lists of key word translations.

  • The City of Edinburgh EAL Service contains many useful documents and ideas including extensive translated resources such as key words and leaflets for parents.

    The City of Edinburgh EAL Service contains many useful documents and ideas including extensive translated resources such as key words and leaflets for parents.

  • EMTAS 4 Success is a website developed through a partnership between South Gloucestershire , Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and Bristol. It contains useful policy and project information, guidance and downloadable teaching and learning resources produced by the services, including a number for new to English pupils

    EMTAS 4 Success is a website developed through a partnership between South Gloucestershire , Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and Bristol. It contains useful policy and project information, guidance and downloadable teaching and learning resources produced by the services, including a number for new to English pupils

  • Gloucestershire' s READS (Race Equality and Diversity Service) 'iRespect' website contains a wealth of resources promoting 'positive tolerance and active citizenship'.

    Gloucestershire' s READS (Race Equality and Diversity Service) 'iRespect' website contains a wealth of resources promoting 'positive tolerance and active citizenship'.

  • Site include information on Young Interpreters scheme and useful documents and resources

    Site include information on Young Interpreters scheme and useful documents and resources

  • Resources and updates including useful booklets Supporting Pupils with English as an Additional Language and Guidance on the Assessment of EAL Pupils who may have Special Educational Needs

  • Many useful resources have been relocated from the Portsmouth BLSS site and can now be found on Portsmouth's VLE

  • Tameside service site featuring dual language resources, guidance, news and information about the services offered

    Tameside service site featuring dual language resources, guidance, news and information about the services offered