This portfolio is designed for educators and teachers in the pre-primary sector, either in initial or in-service training. It encourages personal reflection on the professional skills related to the linguistic and intercultural dimension of working with children.
Available in English and French
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The aim of this website is to disseminate knowledge on the benefits of involving parents in plurilingual and intercultural education. Working with parents as partners facilitates not only language acquisition, but also the development of positive attitudes towards otherness, attitudes which are necessary for the harmonious development of individuals and society.
PluriMobil is a teaching tool that offers activities and materials to support the plurilingual and intercultural learning of students for the phases before, during and after a mobility activity. This tool can be adapted to multiple mobility projects across all educational levels.
The purpose of this collection of materials, which include input in different languages, is to facilitate access to classroom activities which will help learners master the knowledge, skills and attitudes which the framework lists as "resources" and which can be developed by pluralistic approaches. All the materials proposed refer explicitly to descriptors of resources as they can be found in the framework.
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Inhaltsorientiertes Fremdsprachenlernen in der Grundschule heißt, die Fremdsprache nutzen, um sich Zugang zu Sachwissen und Sachinformationen zu verschaffen. Dieser Ansatz soll dazu beitragen, das Wissen aus den verschiedenen Disziplinen miteinander zu vernetzen und schließlich zu einem besseren Verständnis der uns umgebenden Welt führen. Die Publikation bietet dazu fächerübergreifende Module an, die universelle und zeitlose Themen behandeln und die einen speziellen kulturellen Bezug zum jeweiligen Zielsprachenland haben. Die Module enthalten die Beschreibung der Unterrichtsaktivitäten, Dokumente für die Lehrkräfte und Material für die Schülerinnen und Schüler. Alle Materialien können von der Internetseite heruntergeladen werden.
Available in French and German.
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The handbook for teachers is designed to assist in the assessment of reading and writing in the primary language classroom.
Available in English.
Educational institutions increasingly face the challenge of accommodating learners from a wide range of linguistic and cultural backgrounds in their classrooms. The training kit presents an innovative way of managing diversity in the classroom by combining plurilingual and pluricultural approaches with content-based instruction. The reader will discover how content-based and plurilingual activities can be linked to several subjects of the curriculum.
Available in English and French.
The Temolayole Book is the outcome of a conference in Hungary on the teaching of languages to young learners. It consists of 10 articles recounting different aspects of good practice in this field, with an emphasis on teacher education, and the design of curricula and teaching materials. A range of innovatory projects are described, and topics include action research, the use of stories, methodology and cross border exchanges.
Available in English and Hungarian.
In this publication, 18 articles present different approaches to early language learning on a national basis. The chapters reflect a wide range of perspectives as authors included classroom teachers, teacher trainers and researchers.
Available in 28 languages.
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Common European Framework of Reference: Companion Volume with New Descriptors provides new descriptors for young learners.