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.
You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2015 – So Far and The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2015 – So Far.
Here are this week’s choices:
The August issue of my favorite ELS/ELL journal, Humanising Language Teaching, just came online.
Making Word Problems Less Problematic is from TESOL. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners.
Teachers from Mexico and California collaborate to teach algebra is from Ed Source.
News from Ed Week about a federal waiver just received by Connecticut:
Connecticut essentially got the same deal as Florida when it comes to assessing English-language learners. Under the Nutmeg State’s renewed waiver, schools won’t have to count the achievement of students who have been in the country for less than two years for accountability purposes.
California just published its complete and final English Language Development Standards and supporting documents:
— Jenn Guerrero (@ELSCOE) August 5, 2015
— TESOL Intl Assn (@TESOL_Assn) August 6, 2015
— NY Times Travel (@nytimestravel) August 3, 2015