Bilingualism Matters Edinburgh has teamed up with educational platform Twinkl and SCILT to create a range of free resources on bilingualism for teachers to use in English and Gaelic speaking classrooms.
Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh has worked with teacher team at Twinkl and Scotland’s National Centre for Languages (SCILT) to develop fantastic new resources on what it means to be bilingual. The free resources have been created for teachers to use with their pupils at First Level, available in two languages for both English and Gaelic speaking classrooms.
Children will learn about the different ways we can be bilingual, the effects of bilingualism and some of the benefits to us all, through fun and educational activities.
The resources come in the form of games, conversation cards, a quiz and presentations, and include:
The resources are a great way to start celebrating linguistic diversity in schools!