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:

Play@Home resources in English and Polish

play@home
start early and
stay active for life

Here is a link to downloadable resources Play At Home in English and Polish. These resources have been developed by the NHS to encourage early development through play at home.

The NHS website says:

play@home activity sheets

These activity sheets were developed by the Care and Learning Alliance as additional play ideas for parents, carers and children.

Presented in the style of play@home with instructions, variations, benefits and precautions, they continue to encourage everyone to have fun using things found easily around the home.

Remember to use your play@home book regularly as your child grows, as their interests will change and develop and you will be creating those special childhood memories.

Polish versions are now available.

http://www.healthscotland.com/documents/20735.aspx

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