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I’ve started a somewhat 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:

PARCC’s Common Math Tests to Be Translated Into Spanish is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Getting to Know Your ELLs: Six Steps for Success is from Colorin Colorado.

Here’s an excellent Pinterest Board from WIDA with lots of resources related to teaching ELLs. Thanks to Judie Haynes for the tip.

Visual Notetaking in the Classroom is by ELL teacher Wendi Pillars, and appeared in Education Week Teacher.

Essential Shifts for English Language Learners comes from ASCD.

A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words: An ELTPics Introduction is from ELT Experiences. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons.

6 Useful tools for teaching and learning vocabulary is by Adam Simpson.