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.
You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2015 – So Far and The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2015 – So Far.
Here are this week’s choices:
Great reading strategies: ‘Story sequencing’ for developing comprehension is by Adam Simpson.
The first thing schools often get wrong for English language learners is their names is from Chalkbeat Indiana.
Why schools are rushing to hire more bilingual teachers is from Fusion.
Here’s a great list of speaking activities from The British Council. I’m adding them to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.
4 New First Week Activities and Some Oldies is from Eva Buyuksimkesyan. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Planning The First Days Of School.
This tweet shares a very good article, including links to a helpful study sharing the economic benefits of being bilingual. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual Or Multilingual:
— TESOL Intl Assn (@TESOL_Assn) July 31, 2015
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Sites To Download Free ESL Board Game Templates:
Game 101 with @jeffkuhn72, and a big thanks to @TVeigga! Taking board games to a whole new… https://t.co/4uj3IGpK3M pic.twitter.com/a9DPtwfyww
— Rose Bard (@rosemerebard) July 31, 2015
What do school leaders need to know about English learners? The basics http://t.co/RMylOuakVw #repost #ELLs #ELT pic.twitter.com/IAVzm8du3m
— TESOL Intl Assn (@TESOL_Assn) July 29, 2015
Russell Gersten will determine impact of a prof. development program for teachers of English learnershttp://1.usa.gov/1KmZe6R #ELL
— IES Research (@IESResearch) July 27, 2015
I’ll end with a video of a recent game Jimmy Fallon played on his late night show, which I’ve previously discussed and added to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom. The game, called Word Sneak, can be a fun language-learning activity.