450 – Introduction to CLIL in Primary Maths

Course Description:

During this training, the participants will be discussing how to motivate students to actively engage in both Mathematics and English. They will learn a variety of ways to implement language activities in a primary Maths lesson.

In addition, the participants will discover the language challenges a primary student might face during a Maths lesson. The sessions also focus on the challenges that primary maths teachers face and allow the participants to apply the activities themselves to experience what students go through.








Requirements for a Certificate:

Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.

Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.

1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.





Course Outline:

450.01 – Types and Definitions of CLIL

450.02 – CLIL Contexts, Students

450.03 – Exploring source materials, textbooks

450.04 – Planning topics, lessons – Investigating tasks and language

450.05 – Curriculum guidelines and language demands

450.06 – Investigating subject specific language

450.07 – Providing Language Support – Guiding and Supporting

450.08 – Classroom language – Teacher talk

450.09 – Subject-specific terminology and teaching vocabulary

450.10 – Making presentations

450.11 – Project work: Applying CLIL to a maths lesson

450.12 – Error correction and Assessment in CLIL