Translanguaging (Making connections between languages) (Why? (helps…
helps students make meaning
Focused on conceptual understanding
Provide opportunities for students to make connections
helps students access content
affirms cultural identity
Developed in local and global context
support students to initiate and engage in their own inquiries
(must be intentional to be effective)
signs and labels
for assessments and inquiries
research in home language
pool ideas in many languages (group work)
focused on effective teamwork and collaboration
establish, engage & maintain collaborative relationships
read/watch in home language
translate key vocab into home language
Do students engage in translanguaging in informal situations?
Based on inquiry
reflection and action to inform practice
How can the environment support translanguaging?
How can I add translanguaging to my planning?
What resources need to be further developed?