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.
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:
Dual-Language Programs Boost Student Achievement in English, Study Finds is from Education Week. Here’s the actual study.
Are read-alongs (round robin, popcorn) a good idea? is from Timothy Shanahan. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On Students Reading Aloud Individually In ESL Class — But I Need Your Help Finding Research On The Topic.
English as a second language? Schools need to stop treating it as an obstacle to success is from The Telegraph.
This is a new Simon’s Cat video on Thanksgiving that would be great for ELLs to watch and then describe what they saw. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Teach and Learn About Thanksgiving:
Here’s another fun video that ELLs could use the same way:
Lizard sneaks up on kitten pic.twitter.com/HWs9wn7DBi
— Cute Animal Vines (@CuteAnimaIVines) November 18, 2017
— Diane Staehr Fenner (@DStaehrFenner) November 23, 2017
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) November 23, 2017
— IES Research (@IESResearch) November 22, 2017
Just received a copy of great new book by @judiehaynes , Debbie Zacarian, & Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz . Here is a page I contributed, along with a nice follow-up reflection page. They have several of these throughout the book that I like a lot! pic.twitter.com/xqQO9DS0xB
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) November 21, 2017