Two years ago I began this 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:

One Teacher’s Quest To Build Language Skills … And Self-Confidence is from NPR.

For teachers of English learners, Common Core means double the work is from The Hechinger Report.

Having Fun With Tearable Sentences is from tekhnologic and suggests a lot of neat variations to the popular ESL “Messenger and Scribe” game. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.

Spelling doesn’t have to mean Test is from Anglo Teachers. I’m adding it to the same list.

States and Districts with the Highest Number and Share of English Language Learners is from The Migration Policy Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research.

Waiver States Seek Leeway for English-Learners’ Impact on School Ratings is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Dual Language Learners Reader Post #6: Tests for DLL/ELLs is from Ed Central. I’m adding it to the same list.

Creativity in the English language classroom is a new Ebook from The British Council that looks very helpful. I’m adding it to The Best Sources Of Advice On Helping Students Strengthen & Develop Their Creativity.

Flash Mob ELT looks like a useful place for ELL teachers to share lessons. I learned about it from Ljiljana Havran’s Blog.