How can I make sure as a teacher that migrant students feel integrated, especially in German lessons?
■Use their cultural heritage for lesson planning
■Adapt learning tasks, assignments and goals to their level
■Keep a good relationship with additional teachers (DaZ etc.)
■Early schooling of social acceptance in class
■Positive mindset and show student you are determined to help him/her
■Be encouraging, stay updated with his/her learning process etc.
■know about HSK -> look through the books developed specifically for the HSK
How to deal with students in class that speak a foreign first language?
■It’s fun to ask kids to talk about “how to say things” (on a structural and a lexical) level.
■There’s tons of research on “using the mother tongue to teach another one”.
much more interesting articles: just google “using mother tongue to teach another one”.
■Let kids of the same language group work together in projects so they can use their L1.