Five 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.
In addition, look for our next book on teaching ELLs, which will be published in the Spring of 2018.
Here are this week’s choices:
ELLs: Try These 5 Scaffolds in Any Subject is from Valentina Gonzalez and appeared in Middleweb. I’m adding it to The Best Advice To Content Teachers About Supporting English Language Learners.
World Food Day is a lesson plan for ELLs on…World Food Day. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About World Food Day.
Seven Ways to Use Google Docs to Support Bilingual Student Writers is from Ed Surge.
In-class flip: how I made a boring lesson fun is from Martha Ramirez. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The “Flipped Classroom” Idea.
Rigor for beginning English language learners? Absolutely! is a blog post from Oxford University Press. It shares ideas about one of my favorite higher-order thinking activity – categorizing.
Trump’s Immigration Demands Could Pose Dilemma for Educators, Advocates is from Ed Week, though I don’t think it’s much of a dilemma at all.
Cognitive Load and Language Teaching – What Teachers Need to Know is by Anthony Schmidt.
The British Council shared this crowdsourced list of ELL class games. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.