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:
Mystery Animal With Google requires the user to verbally ask questions to guess the animal the software has in mind. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Animals.
The Intrusion of White Families Into Bilingual Schools is by Conor Williams.
18 WAYS TO SUPPORT ENGLISH LEARNERS IN YOUR CLASSROOM IN 2018 (OR EVER!) is by Valentina Gonzalez.
How to Stop Ourselves from Doing All the Talking is another good piece by Valentina. It appeared at Middleweb.
top three posts of 2017 is by Daniel Martin and offers some good lesson ideas.
The Little Tramp and the Refugees Who Loved, Then Loathed Him offers a thoughtful twist on the popularity of Charlie Chaplin among refugees.
Trump’s immigrant crackdown brings ‘blanket of fear’ to Houston schools appeared in The Houston Chronicle.
What “chain migration” really means — and why Donald Trump hates it so much is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.
Explore Oxplore is a post by Eva Buyuksimkesyan about a pretty interesting site from Oxford University called…Oxplore. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Students To Create & Participate In Online Debates, though it doesn’t fit exactly into that category.