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 Framework for Raising Expectations and Instructional Rigor for English Language Learners is from The Council of Great City Schools. Here’s an Ed Week article about it.
Stanford’s Understanding Language program is looking for model schools serving English Language Learners.
The Impact of Two Instructional Techniques on EFL Learners’ Vocabulary Knowledge: Flash Cards versus Word Lists is an interesting study.
Am I too old to learn a new language? is from The Guardian.
Russell Stannard has just redesigned the website of his essential ESL/ELT educator site, Teacher Training Videos.
19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons comes from Teaching ESL Online.
N.Y.C. Education Leaders Pledge Special Attention to English-Learners is from Education Week.
Six Strategies for Teaching ELLs Across the Content Areas is by Judie Haynes. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning Strategies To Teach ELL’s In Content Classes.
I want to learn English because … is a simple and nice lesson from Film English
Here’s a podcast interview with one of the organizers of the British Council-sponsored MOOC for English Language Learners that I’ve previously written about here.
Here’s a useful post from Ana Cristina on flipping an ESL class. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The “Flipped Classroom” Idea.