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:

New course uses art to help aspiring U.S. citizens learn American history is from NBC News. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Learning About Civic Participation & Citizenship.

3 Keys to Helping California’s Latino English Learners Achieve is from The 74.

Three enjoyable smartphone activities to get learners talking is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.

After Trump Insult, Educators Rally Around Haitian, African Students is from Ed Week (also see What Message Does It Send To Our Students When President Of U.S. Calls African Countries & Haiti “Sh_tholes”?).

Irregular Verbs? Yes,Please! is from Blog de Cristina. I’m adding it to The Best Web Tools For Teaching Irregular Verbs & Verb Tenses — Contribute Your Suggestions!

Using Data to Help ELLs Succeed Requires Partnerships, Persistence, Report Argues is from Ed Week.

School districts confront bilingual teaching shortage is from District Administration.

I’m adding this next tweet to Best Posts On Metacognition:

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Videos Illustrating Qualities Of A Successful Language Learner.  It’s obviously not a video, but could be used in conjunction with them: