I don’t know how long this story will be going-on, but it’s certainly a pretty amazing one now. I thought I’d put together a quick “The Best…” list that will expand, and which I hope will be useful when I start teaching summer school to a class of English Language Learners next week.
Here are my picks for The Best Sites For Learning About The Protests In Iran (and, of course, that are accessible to ELL’s):
Agence France Presse also has a nice interactive on the country’s government.
Here are also some accessible pages of basic information on Iran from sites listed on The Best Reference Websites For English Language Learners — 2008:
The Telegraph also has a more detailed explanation of the country’s governance structure, as well as photos of the protests.
Iran’s Disputed Election is a series of photos from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
Iran Election Reactions is a series of photos from the Denver Post.
On The Streets In Tehran is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
Here’s a video from Reuters on today’s massive protest in Tehran.
As always, feedback is welcome.
Election Protests In Iran is a slideshow from The Age in Australia.
Thousands Protest In Iran is a video from The New York Times.
MSNBC has another video of Iranian protests.
MSNBC also has a slideshow of protests taking place around the world.
Chaos In Iran is the title of this CBS News video report.
Opposition Defies Protest Ban in Tehran is a slideshow from The New York Times.
USA Today also has a slideshow on the protests.
The English Blog also has more links to photos and articles about what’s happening in Iran.
Here’s a more recent video from The New York Times and Channel 4 News on the protests.
Fourth Day of Protests in Tehran is a slideshow from the Wall Street Journal.
Iran’s Power Structure is a good interactive description from the Associated Press.
Iran’s Recent History is an accessible interactive about…Iran’s recent history. It, too, is from the Associated Press.
Iran: Electoral watchdog eyes recount is a new interactive from Agence France Presse.
Iran’s Continued Election Turmoil is a series of photos from The Big Picture.
Behind The Scenes With Mir-Hossein Mousavi is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.
Protests Rock Iran is a piece from TIME For Kids.
Unrest Continues In Iran is a slideshow from CNN.
Protests Fill Tehran’s Streets is a slideshow from The New York Times.
Here’s an amateur video of the protests hosted by The Wall Street Journal.
MSNBC describes the key players in Iran’s power structure.
A History of Modern Iran is a slideshow from MSNBC.
Protests Build as Iran Continues Media Crackdown is a slideshow from The New York Times.
Hundreds of Thousands Mourn Dead In Iran is an Associated Press online video on the most recent rally.
Here are more images from the same rally.
The Guardian also has photos from the most recent rally.
CNN has an interactive explaining Iran’s Power Structure.
Iran Mourns, Protests Continue is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
Major Defiance, Small Concessions is a slideshow from The New York Times.
In Tehran, Terror in Plain Clothes is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.
Khamenei Warns Against Further Protests is a slideshow from the Wall Street Journal.
The Wall Street Journal has posted an excellent interactive timeline showing what has happened day-by-day in Iran since the Presidential election.
CNN has photos of police attacking protesters in the most recent demonstration on Saturday.
The Mashable blog has posted Iran Election Crisis: 10 Incredible YouTube Videos. (see The Best Ways To Access Educational YouTube Videos At School)
MSNBC has photos of protesters being blocked by Iran’s security forces.
The Wall Street Journal has video of tear gas being fired at protesters.
Police Officers Clash With Protesters in Iran is a slideshow from The New York Times.
A Troubled Week In Iran is the title of a series of photos from The Boston Globe’s Big Picture.
Heads Up English has an ESL lesson on the Iran protests.
Agence Presse France has an interactive graphic titled Iran: Revolutionary Guards threaten to stifle election protests.
Neda Agha-Soltan, the young Iranian woman whose death was captured in a famous video uploaded to YouTube, has been a symbol of the protests in Iran.
TIME Magazine has just published a slideshow titled “Who Was Neda Agha-Soltan?”
The New York Times also has a video that includes a clip from the original video as well as commentary.
CNN has also just posted a slideshow on her life.
Timeline: Aftermath of the Iranian Elections is an interactive feature from The New York Times.
New Protests in Tehran as Cleric Assails Handling of Unrest is a slideshow from The New York Times.
The Wall Street Journal published a slideshow titled Iranian Police Break Up Memorial Rally.
Iran Protests Erupt Amid Quds Rally is a slideshow from The Wall Street Journal.
Student Day Protests In Iran is a slideshow from TIME Magazine.
Protests Mark Iran Anniversary is a slideshow from the Wall Street Journal.
Other suggestions are, as always, welcome.