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The Best Advice On Creating Materials For ELLs (& Other Students) – Help Me Find More


Some great posts have been written this past week from the IATEFL Conference about writing materials for students. They’ve been obviously geared towards English Language Learners, but I think a lot of the advice is useful for hand-outs and online lessons we create for non-ELLs, too (and when we have students create learning materials for classmates).

I hope readers will contribute other resources in the comments.

Here’s a beginning list:

Sandy Millin has written a great summary, and I learned about other resources from that post, too.

Lizzie Pinard has written several posts, and I think her first and third ones are particularly useful.

Olya Sergeeva also wrote an excellent summary.

I know lots of others have offered good advice over the years — what should I add to this list?

Since a lot of this advice could apply to those who are writing books, I’m also adding a link to this post to So, You Want To Write A Book? Here’s The Best Advice…

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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