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 – Part Two and The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2015 – Part Two.
Here are this week’s choices:
5 Takeaways on Educating California’s English Learners is from Education Week.
English-Language-Learner Graduation Rates Are All Over the Map is also from Ed Week.
Beautiful Accents: Empowering and Supporting English Learners through School and Community Partnerships is from The Annenberg Institute For School Reform.
New education law puts more pressure on states to serve English learners is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How The Every Student Succeeds Act Affects English Language Learners.
ELL Advocates Hopeful and Wary of New Federal K-12 Law is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to the same list.
Five Things Teachers Can Do to Improve Learning for ELLs in the New Year is from Colorin Colorado.
ADVOCACY OR ACTIVISM: WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM ESOL TEACHERS? is from TESOL.
I found this next video through Teaching-English British Council, which writes:
Stephen Krashen stills exercises an enormous influence on theories of English language learning. Here he explains what he considers comprehensible input to be:
Puerto Rican teachers ease ELL shortages | District Administration Magazine https://t.co/XLN4EhAhVU #ELLS #TESOL
— Annie Huynh (@TchrAnnie) January 4, 2016
Syrian refugee children learn about school routines from London teachers with similar backgrounds #refugeeswelcome https://t.co/0fcND7MZ6a
— Rusul رسل (@RusulAlrubail) January 6, 2016
Useful info., but infuriating how families seeking asylum being deported & separated https://t.co/SotSaLntLj @mcricker @profe_c @eksurrusco
— Giselle Lundy-Ponce (@LundyPonce) January 8, 2016