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:

What they’re doing in New York state is VERY interesting, and I hope they’d consider doing the same in California some day: State eases graduation requirements for new immigrants.

12 Ways to Support ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom is by Jennifer Gonzalez. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning Strategies To Teach ELL’s In Content Classes.

Big Brain Benefits For Bilinguals is from Wellness Warrior. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual Or Multilingual.

TESOL Announces 2015 President’s Award, and it’s going to a worthy recipient, Linda Darling-Hammond.

New Report Details How States Fund the Education of English-Language Learners comes from Education Week.

How to survive the worst moments of learning a language is from The Guardian.

Top 20 EFL Classroom 2.0 Resources is from…EFL Classroom 2.0.

The Reinvention of Bilingual Education in America’s Schools appeared in Slate.

I’m adding these next two resources to The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons:

The power of free mobile apps – No 1 PicCollage is from Larissa’s Languages

Touchable Memories is a lesson from Film English.

OUR FAVOURITE TOOL FOR ONLINE ESL TEACHERS is a video conferencing tool called Zoom.us, according to “Off 2 Class.” They use it to teach English classes online. I’m adding it to A Potpourri Of The Best & Most Useful Video Sites.