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:.
Music class helps Sacramento refugee students learn English is from The Sacramento Bee.
Using a Murder Mystery to Teach Grammar is about an ESL class, and is from The Atlantic.
Know more than one language? How your bilingual brain could pay dividends is from Quartz. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual.
Creative strategies for encouraging English learners to talk about and apply their learning is from Education Northwest
Arkansas a refuge from rising seas in Marshall Islands is a fascinating article from the Associated Press.
I’ve previously posted often about how to apply Jimmy Fallon’s games to language-learning. “Box of Lies” is one I’ve shared that could easily be adapted to the classroom. This week, Fallon played it with Adele:
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources To Help School Counselors Assist ELLs:
Preparing School Counselors for English Language Learners. New from #TESOLPress https://t.co/iws9P8hYrT #ells pic.twitter.com/WrCysCREo5
— TESOL Intl Assn (@TESOL_Assn) November 25, 2015
Informative new video from Dr. Kenji Hakuta on #ELL education law & history. https://t.co/7vTyVotERq Share widely! #ELLChat #Advocacy4ELs
— Diane Staehr Fenner (@DStaehrFenner) November 11, 2015