Teaching non – native language students: methods and tools
This Module is designed to provide teachers with useful methods and tools in teaching non – native language students. It is structured into four separate Units that unfold the content progressively, from a general overview of the topic to specific practical teaching and pedagogical methods and tools.
Indicative time of module completion: 10 – 12 hours
After the completion of this module, the learner should be able to:
- Identify migrant and refugee student’s needs and difficulties in classroom and at school.
- Contribute to the creation of a safe, non – discriminatory school environment that embraces multiculturalism and diversity.
- Ensure the right to education for all his/her students, by creating a classroom and a school that see beyond the origin of its members.
- Use specific methods and tools to manage a multicultural classroom/school and contribute to the improvement of migrant and refugee students’ performance.
- Tasks 4
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 35 hours
- Students 35
- Assessments Yes
Unit 1: Migration: Trends and Facts
The first Unit provides an overview of the main concepts of migration, as well as current trends in Europe.
Unit 2: Promoting Inclusion: Kicking Racism out of Schools
The second one indicates how racism is hidden in the school environment and what can be done to reveal and counter such phenomena.
Unit 3: Non – native Language Students in Greek Primary Schools
The third Unit describes the situation in Greek primary schools, the difficulties that non-language students face, and the concept of multiculturalism in the school environment.
Unit 4: Teaching and pedagogical methods and tools
In the last Unit, learners are introduced to educational models, methods, and tools that can be used in teaching in a multicultural environment.