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 2017 – So Far. and The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2017 – Part Two. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners.
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:
5 Ways to Use Visuals in the Classroom is by Valentina Gonzalez.
From Trump’s Immigration Crackdown to Foreign Language Learning, Here Are Top ELL Posts in 2017 is from Ed Week.
English-Learner Graduation Rates Rise Nationally, But Lag in Several States is also from Ed Week.
Sanger Unified School District has a treasure trove of ELL resources. Thanks to Melanie Bean for the tip!
Sarah Ottow at Confianza Consulting does great work with ELLs. Check out her blog.
New Guide Supports Key Advancements In Dual Language Education is from New America.
Supporting English Learners in Mathematics Classrooms is by Jana Echevarria. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners.
English Speeches With Big Subtitles looks like a useful YouTube channel. Here’s a sample:
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset”:
We’re familiar with Growth Mindset in #D123 but have you ever thought about how it applies to our ELs? @MawiAsgedom pic.twitter.com/Zii2ChTwtR
— Angela Goetz (@angiegoetz_el) December 23, 2017