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:
American Sign Language and English language learners: New linguistic research supports the need for policy changes is from Eureka Alert.
The June issue of my favorite ESL/ELL journal, Humanising Language Teaching, is now online.
How the 2018 national teacher of the year manages a classroom with 12 languages with a white board and a paper clip is from Chalkbeat.
I learned about this neat video from Project-Based Learning In The Target Language:
I’m adding this next video to The Best Video Clips Of Sneaky Critters — Help Me Find More (ELLs can write and talk about what they see):
Smart duck 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/GaoVmPL60n
— Nature is Amazing 🌴 (@AMAZlNGNATURE) June 17, 2018
VirtuEL is a free online professional development event for teachers of ELLs, and it will be taking place next Saturday (I have a session, too). You can learn all about it here, and by watching this video:
NEW: Balanced Literacy & Co-Teaching! Two POWERFUL💥 instructional approaches COLLIDE!
Learn more herehttps://t.co/J2uwU9u4BK#literacy #reading #writing #teachertips #coteaching #ELLchat #TESOL #katyool pic.twitter.com/whcTbbvNKz
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) June 16, 2018