Two years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention:

Philip Pound has just begun the free online EFL Magazine. It has some very useful articles in it. I’m adding the link to The Best Resource Sites For ESL/EFL Teachers.

Why Teachers Are A Key Factor in the Success of Dual Language Learners is from Ed Central.

Themes from #IATEFL – Time for talking, time for learning… is a great link-filled post from Dave Dodgson

Here are two interesting posts about “interactive fiction” (text-based “choose your adventure” stories): Interactive Fiction in the Classroom is from Edutopia; TEL: Constructive Gamification in the classroom is from DHSB Teaching. I think these kinds of stories can be fun for ELLs to both read and write. I’m adding them both to The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories.

Ms Maufroid has created a nice interactive about New York City. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About New York City. Thanks to Michelle Henry for the tip.

New from Diane and Colleagues! Evaluating ALL Teachers of English Learners and Students With Disabilities is from Colorin Colorado.

I’ve previously posted about a game Jimmy Fallon plays on his show that I sometimes use as a language-development activity. It’s called “Box of Lies.” He played it again this week, and here’s the clip: