Four 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 – Part Two
Here are this week’s choices:
Next week, I’ll be participating in a Twitter Chat on our latest book on teaching ELLs:
#ssdedu #ecsrocks #asceveryday @Larryferlazzo #ellchat pic.twitter.com/SpSaU3HTqe
— Cathy Beck (@cathypetreebeck) April 7, 2017
Games For Language has a very nice story-telling interactive for English Language Learners (they have ones for learners of other languages, too). My students enjoyed it this past week.
Circle Games is from the British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.
“Focus Bulletins” from WIDA provide in-depth reports on a variety of ELL-related issues.
The latest issue of my favorite ELL journal, Humanising Language Teaching, is now online.
Teaching grammar through listening (part 2) is from Language Gym. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Grammar Practice.
California’s New Data Dashboard and What It Means for English Learners is from New America.
This group wants to bar children in the U.S. illegally from attending some schools is from The L.A. Times.
Trump and DeVos: What Could the New Administration Spell for English Learner and Immigrant Students? is from The Migrant Policy Institute. I’m adding it to The Best Articles On What The Trump Presidency Might Mean For Schools.
ICYMI: Read @MsSalvac‘s 3rd and final post in her series on #language learning w/ #Kahoot! https://t.co/jjmSlw11DO #jumble #ESL pic.twitter.com/QQugD7sikZ
— Kahoot! (@GetKahoot) April 6, 2017
US-born children made up 81 percent of all children of unauthorized immigrants enrolled in grades K-12 in 2014 Pew via @CSMEqualEd pic.twitter.com/HUNegk8rWz
— Alexander (@alexanderrusso) April 6, 2017