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THE LISTIAC PROJECT
The Listiac Project develops and experiments a theoretically informed reflection tool aimed at making (future) teachers more linguistically sensitive in their beliefs, attitudes and actions.
All students in the EU need teachers who are linguistically sensitive and responsive. Despite the existing research and the amount of tools developed for individual teachers, it remains difficult to change monolingually framed policies and practices in schools. The Listiac project (Linguistically Sensitive Teaching in All Classrooms) intends to realise the desired change in teacher cognition, the education and professional development of teachers.
Linguistically Sensitive Teaching in All Classrooms
The concept of using more languages in class reflects the experience of multilingual children, who use the practice of alternating between two or more languages
Common misconception #2: Once learners can speak the language of schooling, they no longer require additional language support
Linguistically sensitive teachers know that “non-native” plurilingual learners may acquire competences in spoken school language more easily than they do in written school language, especially
After ten months of planning, piloting and training, the Listiac fieldwork officially started in January 2020. Little did we know then that the data collection