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:
CLEAR at Michigan State University has just unveiled a great collection of language-teaching videos. You can read more about it here. I’m adding it to The Best Online Videos Showing ESL/EFL Teachers In The Classroom.
Here are two other video collections I’m adding to that same list:
Classroom Video Modules comes from Colorin Colorado.
Chants for Enhancement Activities is a blog with…chants for ELLs. I’m adding it to The Best Sites (& Videos) For Learning About Jazz Chants.
Learning to Speak Brazinglish is from The New York Times.
Ed. Dept. Still Seeking Input on English-Learner Programs is from Education Week.
5 steps to using self-assessment in the classroom is by Adam Simpson. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments.
Teaching ELLs to Navigate Textbooks Effectively is from Colorin Colorado. It doesn’t quite fit in The Best Resources For Adapting Your Textbook So It Doesn’t Bore Students To Death, but that’s the best place I have to put it for now.
Kate Kinsella has a collection of hand-outs to assist in academic language instruction. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.
Here’s a list of recommended videos from EFL Classroom 2.0.
Adam Simpson has created this video presentation on “The five most important trends in ELT”:
Drama Sites and Ideas for EFL, ESL Classrooms is from A Journey In TEFL. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Using Drama In The Classroom.
Here’s an interesting slide presentation from John Segota of TESOL:
The English Effect is a special project of the British Council to encourage English language learning. Here’s a nice video they developed: