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:
In Canada’s Public Schools, Immigrant Students Are Thriving is from Education Week.
8 Strategies for Teaching Academic Language is from Todd Finley. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.
Report: Immigration enforcement has students fearful and depressed is from NBC News.
A Teenager Uses The Times to Improve His English and Understand American Culture is from The New York Times Learning Network.
The British Council has what appears to be a relatively new feature called the Video Zone. It has videos and, importantly, accompanying interactive games. I’m adding it to The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL.
Eight English Learner Myths for Administrators is from Colorin Colorado.
ESL students with special needs fail to get language instruction, study finds is from Eureka Alert.
Oddbods is a popular YouTube series that also offers engaging videos that ELLs, especially younger ELLs, can watch and then describe what they saw. Here’s an example:
I’m adding this next video to The Best Posts On Looking At Our Students Through The Lens Of Assets & Not Deficits: