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:
Ask Answer Add – A Speaking Activity to Help Learners Maintain a Natural Conversation is a great strategy to get students talking. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.
What Works Better: Teachers’ L1 Use or L2‐Only Explanations? is from ELT Research Bites.
Bilingual Education Returns To California. Now What? is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Multilingual Education Act Ballot Initiative In California.
Bilingual education is making a comeback in California. But some educators say the fight is just beginning is from The L.A. Times. I’m adding it to the same list.
Rating the English Proficiency of Countries and Industries Around the World is from The Harvard Business Review.
Five ways to help migrant children settle in your class is from The Guardian.
Learn English Writing: Paraphrase Sentences is from ESL Writing.
NewSchools Ignite Announces ELL Challenge Winners is from The New Schools Venture Fund. I will be interesting to see what they come up with. Thanks to Anabel Gonzalez for the tip.
Dual-language programs benefit disadvantaged black kids, too, experts say is from The Hechinger Report.
Students Fear Trump’s Vow to End DACA Could Mean Deportations — and an End to Their College Dreams is from The 74.
Most Americans Don’t Want Undocumented Immigrants to Leave, Poll Says is from NBC News.
About 7 Percent of U.S. Schoolkids Have An Undocumented Parent is from NBC News.
Children of unauthorized immigrants represent rising share of K-12 students is from The Pew Research Center.
What American Greatness Means: The Presidential Election and Dual Language Learners is by Conor Williams. I’m adding it to The Best Articles On What The Trump Presidency Might Mean For Schools. Thanks to Alexander Russo for the tip.