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 2016 – So Far.

Here are this week’s choices:

10 Characteristics of Highly Effective EF/SL Teachers is from TESOL.

Immigrant students cross borders from distant lands is from The East Bay Times.

Bringing closure to a lesson is from On The Same Page. I’m adding it to The Best Questions To Use For Class Closing Activities — What Are Yours?

Study suggests bilinguals have an improved attentional control is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual.

Proposition 58 would bring back bilingual education in California. And that’s a good thing. is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California.

A closer look at test scores for English learners, magnet schools and charters is from The L.A. Times.

Why the presidential election matters for immigrant students is from The Hechinger Report.

The New High-School Outsiders is from The New York Times.

Why Learning a Second Language Is So Difficult is from Travel and Leisure.

This video, My Mental Picture of English Tenses, is from Katka Chudová. I’m adding it to The Best Web Tools For Teaching Irregular Verbs & Verb Tenses — Contribute Your Suggestions!: