Search results

Refine results by

Year level
Resource type
Learning area

Refine by topic

Main topic Specific topic Related topic
Listed under:  Education  >  Teaching  >  Teaching skills  >  Subject teaching  >  Language teachers
Image

Migrant English class, 1979

This is a black-and-white photograph taken on 23 July 1979 of a classroom scene at the Enterprise migrant hostel in the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Springvale. Anna Alexandrakis, a teacher employed under the Adult Migrant Education Program, is teaching English to a class of newly arrived adult migrants, most of them ...

Image

'Making a Start in Australia', 1973 - part 3 of 3

This is a colour photograph of a small group of young children in a classroom, sitting at their desks and responding to a teacher. The photo was taken in 1973 and the children, who are recently arrived migrants, are learning to speak and write English.

Audio

Anna Alexandrakis reflects on teaching migrant English, 2005

This is an edited sound recording of Anna Alexandrakis, a former teacher of English to adult migrants in the late 1970s at the Enterprise migrant hostel in the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Springvale. She recalls the typical profile of her students and laments the limited teaching materials and methods available. The ...

Teacher resource

NALSSP stage 6: connected classes in languages

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a PDF that discusses using technologically connected classes for senior secondary language studies. It describes two models: 1, the host-school teacher teaches students from their own school face-to-face and students from a second school remotely; ...

Moving Image

Leadership and Chinese language: working together

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video showing how a teacher of Chinese language in primary school used ICT to promote parent participation in Chinese language learning as well as engaged students and colleagues. Supported by the Leadership team, she introduced ...

Moving Image

iPads in my Japanese classroom: Oakleigh Primary School

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video focusing on the use of iPads in enhancing learning motivation amongst language students. Pitched at language teachers in general, it offers support in coping with disengaged learners, promoting ICT as the means to do this. ...

Moving Image

The journey: how can students control their own learning?

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is an online video focusing on the role of computer assisted teaching in self-directed language learning. The video uses teacher voice-over, student interviews, images of students learning and images of educational software to demonstrate three ...

Moving Image

Japanese outside the classroom

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is a short online video that looks at the potential of ICT for intercurricular language learning. The video is set in a primary school where students from Foundation to year 6 study Japanese in a separate weekly lesson. The teacher of Japanese ...

Text

Learning to teach Korean

This National Asian Languages and Studies in Schools Program (NALSSP) resource is an online PDF constituting a reference book to help teachers of Korean language in Australian schools. This professional learning guide presents the linguistic features of Korean, word and grammatical structures, research findings, and cultural ...

Interactive Resource

Language Learning Space

This is a website to support teachers and students of Chinese, Indonesian and Japanese languages in Australian schools. The section for teachers includes professional learning modules, links to relevant networks and access to resources. It provides teachers with thirty curated learning challenges per language, and gives ...

Teacher resource

The packing game

The teacher explains the particular value of ICT to her own teaching area. It allows students to hear and see a language in action. She also believes that it is particularly valuable when you are teaching a language like Japanese with its own scripts. After using hardware and software in her year 7 classroom to teach vocabulary, ...

Teacher resource

Supporting Japanese language learners

The teacher outlines approaches used to support a student who has entered her class without prior knowledge or learning in a language. During lessons, she encourages the student to learn by modeling language use by other students, by careful questioning, through providing positive feedback and by organising her involvement ...

Teacher resource

Using ICT to teach Languages

In this Year 12 language class, ICT is used as a diagnostic tool to informally assess students understanding of the vocabulary required for an oral assessment. The teacher draws on students’ prior knowledge and understanding with the use of ICT. With the use of hand-held devices and an interactive whiteboard, she is able ...

Teacher resource

Individualising student learning

The head of languages has led colleagues to identify and select appropriate teaching strategies to foster students’ achievements in learning languages and cultures, in particular through the innovative use of ICT. The teacher uses a range of ICT with her students to individualise student learning after reflecting on the ...

Teacher resource

Intercultural understanding

The teacher of Indonesian is shown in a range of situations where her commitment to, and development of intercultural understanding is demonstrated on a classroom, whole school, intra-school and international level. Four illustrations of this include: the development of cultural task-based curriculum design; the use of ...

Teacher resource

Creating stories

A teacher of a class of 27 students, of whom 18 are learning English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D), selects age-appropriate content from the Year 1 Australian Curriculum: English. The lesson is part of a unit of work to create stories. In the lesson, the teacher integrates the content from the Language and ...

Teacher resource

Writing a persuasive letter

A teacher of a class of EAL/D students selects age-appropriate content from the Year 9 Australian Curriculum for English. The lesson is part of a unit of work to teach students how to create persuasive texts in the form of complaint letters. In the lesson, the teacher provides a series of interrelated learning experiences ...