English as an Additional Language (EAL): Bilingual English-Irish Shared Reading for the Linguistically Diverse Junior Primary Classroom 26.4.2021
English as an Additional Language (EAL) Webinar Series for Primary Teacher
Webinar 3 or three-part series, individual booking required for each webinar.
Webinar 3: Bilingual English-Irish Shared Reading for the Linguistically Diverse Junior Primary Classroom 26.4.2021
In this webinar, teachers will enhance their professional knowledge and practice in the area of dialogic shared reading, which has proven to be an effective strategy for children’s language and literacy development. The webinar focuses explicitly on how to facilitate dialogic shared reading, in both English and in Irish, in junior primary classrooms. This webinar provides practical and useful insights for the implementation of the Primary Language Curriculum. It focuses on both remote and on-site use of this strategy to support language learners
Facilitator: Aoife Merrins-Gallagher (B. Ed, MTeach) PhD Scholar at DCU Institute of Education. 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||26-04-2021 7:00 pm|
|Course End Date||26-04-2021 8:00 pm|
|Registration Start Date||25-02-2021|
|Cut off date||26-04-2021 4:30 pm|
|Speaker||Facilitator: Aoife Merrins-Gallagher (B. Ed, MTeach) PhD Scholar at DCU Institute of Education|