Five 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 2018 – So Far and THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2018 – PART TWO. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners.
In addition, look for our new book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018.
Here are this week’s choices:
Why some students remain long-term ELs? is by Tan Huynh. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Supporting Long-Term English Language Learners.
Six collaborative games for competitive English language classrooms is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.
Station Rotation in World Language Classes is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Planning “Learning Stations” – Please Add More.
Vanished classmates: The effects of immigration enforcement on school enrollment is from Eureka Alert.
I’m adding these next two tweets to The Best Websites For Learning About Civic Participation & Citizenship:
Here’s something to think about on this Fourth of July: If you are born in the United States, citizenship is a birthright, but if you immigrate to this country, the work of the citizenship process culminates in the reciting of an oath.https://t.co/IyXlh28ggI
— NPR (@NPR) July 4, 2019
Thousands of people will become American citizens around July 4th. But first they had to pass a citizenship test. Could you do the same? https://t.co/8xH9fdgyBI
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 4, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources Explaining Why We Need To Support The Home Language Of ELLs:
Julian Castro is practicing his Spanish, and tells @kasie why he didn’t grow up speaking the language: “In my grandparents’ time… Spanish was looked down upon. You were not allowed to speak it. People, I think, internalized this oppression…” pic.twitter.com/MLJHq1jCKU
— Kasie DC (@KasieDC) July 1, 2019
Here’s a fun video for ELLs to explain what they saw verbally and in writing:
When you hire external consultants to speed up your processes… pic.twitter.com/dPK9XeBa5W
— Greg B Davies (@GregBDavies) June 28, 2019