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:
Still images and language learning is a very interesting post by Nick Bilbrough. I think his ideas are very creative. They are a nice complement to a project we did last year: The Mannequin Challenge, ELLs & A Frozen Tableau.
Linguician is a new site that teaches languages through music. If you have Spanish-speakers in your class, they have a program for them to learn English. I’m adding it to The Best Music Websites For Learning English.
How One Pittsburgh District Personalizes Its Approach to Integrating Immigrant Students is from Ed Surge.
Immigration crackdown taking heavy toll on California students is from Ed Source. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Trump Administrations New Immigration Enforcement Policies.
Why the Race to Find Bilingual Teachers? Because in Some States, 1 in 5 Students Is an English Language Learner is from The 74.
Starting October 3, Understanding Language (from Stanford) will offer three online professional development courses sponsored by the Gates Foundation and S.H. Cowell Foundation to impact instructional practice, programs, and policy in order to create more meaningful learning experiences for language learners. There are two strands available for participants – one focused on instruction and the other on leadership. (Download and Share Courses Flyer)
Stories of #ELLs & #refugees in Nebraska https://t.co/McZnKdEv3n a must-see film! @MsSalvac @Toppel_ELD #ellchat_Bkclub 6.0 #MIDTESOL17
— Shaeley Santiago (@HSeslteacher) September 30, 2017