ELSTA Seminar Series - Week 4 <Primary> (Presenter Philip McCarthy)
Time & Location
About the Event
A Teacher's perspective on culturally relevant education for minority language students in mainstream classrooms.
Presenter: Philip McCarthy (click for bio)
Philip is the current Membership Secretary of ELSTA (English Language Support Teachers' Association of Ireland) and sits on its National Executive.
Teachers who attend this ELSTA Seminar will …
- Develop ideas for incorporating children’s first language or heritage language into their classroom practices.
- Gain an awareness of how to use students' cultural capital as a resource in the classroom.
- Encourage the use of different languages in the classroom to unlock the potential of multilingual language students and allow other students to become aware of different cultures and perspectives.