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 and The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2017 – So Far.
Here are this week’s choices:
Four Surefire Techniques for Engaging English Language Learners is an excellent article by Valentina Gonzalez.
Estoy Aprendiendo English: Una Historieta En Dos Idiomas is a comic in Spanish from NPR.
Here’s a new and free open source math curriculum for middle school that supposedly has a lot of supports for ELLs.
Back to School: Fun ELL reading and writing game! is from the Language Learning and Teaching blog. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Planning The First Day Of School.
Duolingo’s Tinycards comes to Android is from TechCrunch.
DeepL is a new online translator tool that looks pretty good (see DeepL schools other online translators with clever machine learning from TechCrunch). I’m adding it to The Best Reference Websites For English Language Learners.
Stanford’s Understanding Language is offering some new and free online professional development this fall.
ELT Stories shares some nice vocabulary activities. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn Vocabulary.
How Many Americans Would Pass an Immigration Test Endorsed by Trump? is an interactive from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Proposed Changes To U.S. “Legal” Immigration Policy.
‘Dreamer’ Plan That Aided 800,000 Immigrants Is Threatened is from The New York Times.