Teaching EAL Learners in Maths – information from the Bell Foundation
Assessing a new EAL pupil in Maths This resource is to help Maths and EAL teachers assess the prior knowledge of EAL pupils who have had limited previous schooling on entry to secondary school. It will not produce a level but if you support the pupil to work through it you will be able to diagnose their previous knowledge and skills in Maths. (TES)
ESOL and Numeracy Nexus Resource from the British Council Scroll to the bottom of the page for downloads
A Maths Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students, which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and maths words in simple language.
TWINKL Resources ( www.twinkl.co.uk) This is a subscription website that has a lot of resources suitable for EAL pupils and others who have limited English. Aberdeen EAL service has a subscription so contact your school EAL teacher who can help you find resources.
Corbett Maths Resources This is an excellent website that has a lot of maths resources suitable for all pupils at all stages.
MathsShed This is an excellent website with a lot of visuals that help EAL pupils with Maths.
TES Resource Maths EAL Although this is a resource that costs money ( £10 as of March 2021) it will save a busy teacher a lot of time.
Translated Maths resources
E-Maths has translated Maths vocabulary in many languages: Arabic, Albanian, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, Czech, French, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Korean, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Slovakian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Tibetan, Ukranian and Urdu.
|File Type||Name of File||Size of File||Click to Download|
|Key Words||228 kb||Download|
|Word List||482 kb||Download|
|Word Book||911 kb||Download|
|3D Solids||180 kb||Download|
|Measuring Units||314 kb||Download|
Czech Maths Words Book (from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Website)
Maths words – Eng – Farsi (Produced by Bury Metro Curriculum and Language Access Service)
Hungarian Maths Words Book (from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Website)
Portuguese Maths Word Book (from Bracknell Forest EAL and Diversity Website)
- Mathematical words in Romanian
- ROMANIAN_Maths_Key_words_RO.doc (607 downloads) Maths Keywords in Romanian
Spanish Maths Glossary Download here Maths-glossary-in-Spanish.ppt (154 downloads)