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:
Effort on Moving toward a Common Definition of English Learners is from The Council Of Chief State School Officers. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Ins & Outs Of Reclassifying ELLs.
Learning More About English Learner Youth is from The U.S. Department of Education. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research.
A bold new approach to English proficiency for kids: Lean on their first language is from the L.A. NPR station.
The Learning Curve: Deciphering the Bilingual Ed Ballot Measure is from The Voice of San Diego. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California.
Eleven low-preparation/high-impact tips for enhancing reading tasks is from The Language Gym.
Ranks of English learners swelling in Minnesota schools is from Minnesota Public Radio.
Using music and songs is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Music Websites For Learning English.
Rachael Roberts – A favourite speaking activity is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.
Teaching English with minimal resources is from One Stop English.
Using The Board is from The British Council.
Edtech startup Lingumi raises cash for its games teaching foreign languages to toddlers is from TechCrunch.
A nice worksheet for any news item. Also gif books on EFL 2.0. https://t.co/Bz7VTziehs #reading #literacy pic.twitter.com/1u57ZwANaq
— David Deubelbeiss (@ddeubel) September 18, 2016