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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:

A Brief History of Writing is an interesting short video, along with a lesson, for English Language Learners. It’s from The British Council.

Ed. Dept. Falling Short in Support of English-Learners, Report Says is from Education Week.

English-Language Acquisition Gets Boost in Federal Spending Bill is also from Education Week.

National Board to Gauge Support for English Learners, Education Research Law is yet another Ed Week article — lots of ELL news this week!

Learner autonomy: English language teachers’ beliefs and practices looks like a pretty interesting report from The British Council.

Here’s a short video from The British Council on a potentially useful peer-editing/correction activity: