MFL: Activities for Teaching Phonics (pt. 1)

It has been acknowledged that teaching phonics as part of an MFL curriculum can have far-reaching benefits on the outcomes of language learning. Explicit phonics instruction gives students the tools for phonological decoding, meaning students improve their …

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Webinar Summary: Teacher Talk

For newly arrived EAL pupils, the mainstream classroom can be an overwhelming place where they are bombarded with unfamiliar language. However, there are ways …

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EAL & Health: Webinar Q&A

The ‘EAL and Health’ webinar outlined some varying cultural perceptions of physical and mental health amongst EAL pupils and families. It looked at considerations …

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EAL & Health: Webinar Summary

Currently, health is at the forefront of all our minds as the coronavirus pandemic occupies a huge space in the public consciousness. Understandably, many …

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Using music for EAL development

The benefits of music on the brain are now well-known. Listening to music can increase dopamine, the ‘feel-good’ chemical, and reduce the production of …

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EAL Birmingham 2018 – Highlights

Over 100 teachers, educators and organisations responsible for EAL provision attended the EAL Birmingham 2018 conference hosted by FlashAcademy®. The conference involved a variety …

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FlashAcademy® Update April 2019

We’re excited to announce new features for the FlashAcademy Platform for the summer term. We’ve tried to include as much information as possible here so you can access it all in one …

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A New EAL Strategy in Sandwell

  Shireland Collegiate Academy, an OUTSTANDING OFSTED secondary school in the West Midlands, has a national reputation for its effective use of technology to …

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