Three 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:

Bilingual Benefits Vary by Gender is from The Society Pages. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual.

Embedded supports for ELLs in Reading Workshop is a nice list from The Oakland Unified School District.

Are Teachers Getting the Right Kind of Common-Core PD? is from Education Week. The teacher survey it discusses rates a need for professional development in applying the Common Core to ELLs pretty highly.

Need for Bilingual Educators Moves School Recruitment Abroad is from Education Week.

Comprehension Strategy: Story Stickies is a nice lesson from CONVERSATIONS ABOUT ENglish LeARNING AT A2IB.

Commercials in the classroom is from David Deubelbeiss. I’m adding it to The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL.

CCSSO Offers Counseling on ‘Complex’ K-12 English-Language Learner Policy is from Education Week.

Learning How to Teach in an Increasingly Diverse Classroom is from The Atlantic.

Does the Term ‘English-Language Learner’ Carry a Negative Connotation? is from Ed Week.

Worcester students petition White House to change ‘ELL’ label is from a local Massachusetts newspaper.

5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students is from Hub Pages. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.

Star Interviews is a nice lesson from tekhnologic.

Growing Up with Undocumented Parents: The Challenges Children Face is from Ed Central.

New federal law puts spotlight on 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.