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 new book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018.

Here are this week’s choices:

Scaffolding Instruction for English Learners: A Q&A with Diane Staehr Fenner is from I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning Strategies To Teach ELL’s In Content Classes.

A Culturally Responsive Guide to Understanding Immigrant-Origin Children is from UCLA. I’m adding it to The Best Resources About “Culturally Responsive Teaching” & “Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy” – Please Share More!

LESSON IDEA: INTRODUCING INVENTIONS (2) is from ELT Planning. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn About Inventions.

English-Learners and ESSA: Many States Are Lowering Academic Goals, Advocates Charge is from Ed Week.

I’m adding this next idea to The Best Resources On Using Improvisation In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom:

Here’s how the creators describe this next great video:

The Coalition of Asian American Leaders and the Minnesota Education Equity Partnership’s initiative on English Learners and the Every Student Succeeds Act aims to create and coordinate conversations within and between advocacy organizations and the students, families, and communities that are the most impacted by EL policies and practices of Minnesota school districts. Learn how language is a right and resource in Minnesota, and how the path toward education justice includes multilingualism.