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Do You Want To Discuss It In Farsi?

I teach math to group 3 & 4, where several children speak Farsi. In this one instance, one of the students already understood the assignment and another one didn’t. So I said: “Do you want to discuss it in Farsi?”. Four eyes squinted back up at me.

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Subproject HOME

The aim of the ‘home’ project is to explore how caregivers can be empowered through the use of translanguaging strategies. …How can parents and caregivers play a role in previewing certain mathematical concepts in the home language as an introduction to what is learned in class?

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Science Museums Speak More Than One Language

By incorporating families’ home languages, through translanguaging strategies, STEM museums can become more welcoming. This can in turn lead to increased engagement, curiosity or sense of belonging in science, which is important given that migrant and multilingual groups are currently underrepresented in science.

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Children As Co-Researchers

Within the Multi-STEM project, we aim to involve newcomer children as stakeholders and co-researchers. We want them to actively participate and share their thoughts, experiences, and expectations regarding using their home language in education.

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