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.
Here are this week’s choices:
Selecting Vocabulary Words to Teach English Language Learners is from Colorin Colorado. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary.
Easy World Of English has lots of activities for English Language Learners, including short texts with audio support.
English My Way has lots of teacher resources if you’re working with Beginners.
‘Leaders to Learn From’ Honoree Relates to Struggle That Long-Term ELLs Face is from Education Week.
New K-12 Law Holds Promise for ELLs, Advocate Says, But Questions Remain is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How The Every Student Succeeds Act Affects English Language Learners.
Helping ELLs Excel is from ASCD.
Does Coding Count as a Foreign Language? is from The Atlantic.
School system reassures immigrant families fearful of being deported is from The Washington Post.
Could Robots Help Kids Learn Second Languages Faster? is from Co-Exist.
The link in this tweet is great. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research:
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) February 23, 2016
— Marzano Research (@MarzanoResearch) February 19, 2016
Here’s a nice lesson idea for writing that I’m adding to The Best Posts On Writing Instruction: