SEESAW Translation tools

During the lockdown, many teachers have been using SEESAW to link up with their pupils.

Seesaw Parent & Family - Apps on Google Play

This link shows how to use translation tools in SEESAW to ensure that EAL Pupils can also link in with materials posted through the site.

https://help.seesaw.me/hc/en-us/articles/218102343-How-does-translation-work-

Talking to children about Covid 19

Talking to children about Covid 19 using talking mates, video and hand washing guidance.

https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/kids/supporting-children-and-young-people-during-covid-19/

Also available in many different languages  https://www.mindheart.co/descargables

Covid 19 Guidance in 44 different languages

Here is a link to translated information from the NHS from Doctors of the World.

Use this to share with parents and older pupils.

https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/

Key Vocabulary Table

A table for secondary EAL students to record key vocabulary in different subjects.

  • Key vocabulary can be provided by subject teachers (if new to english) or by  the students themselves when they start a new topic.
  • The table can be adaped for any language, but here are a few templates.

Blank Vocabulary Table-Chinese

Blank Vocabulary Table-Arabic

Blank Vocabulary Table-Polish

Be Bilingual Leaflets

These leaflets are published by Aberdeenshire EAL Service and promote bilingualism and the benefits of maintaining and developing home languages. They are published in a number of different languages and aslo have links for further information.

Booklets for New Pupils from Essex County Council

Essex County Council have produced a number of booklets with useful phrases for new pupils in a variety of languages. Can be used by teachers and pupils to ease communication and by parents to get messages across to schools and vice versa.

Available in the following languages:

Leafets about being Excluded from School

Help I’m Being Excluded. This leaflet has been produced by Govan Law Centre and is for children who have been excluded so that they are aware of their rights. It is available in the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, Gaelic, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Slovakian, Tagalog and Urdu.

Click on Help I’m Being Excluded to access