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 2018 – 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:
Supporting Students and Teachers as a Paraprofessional ESL Educator: 6 Things You Can Try Now is by Valentina Gonzalez.
Unaccompanied and Uneducated: The Billions Spent at the Border is from U.S. News.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language With The New York Times as the Textbook is from The NY Times Learning Network.
The 5 Stages Of Second Language Acquisition is from Bilingual Kidspot.
Trump’s Next Target: Legal Immigrants is from The NY Times.
What are the different types of dual language programs? is by Nelson Flores.
Today I modeled #QSSSA several times at #MIDTESOL18.
Here is a 30 min PD video w me & @TBeeneEdu explaining this high impact questioning technique.
–> https://t.co/a3Njo3oSdh pic.twitter.com/msruHWW9wJ
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) September 28, 2018
— SeñoraLamas (@lamas_cynthia) September 28, 2018
This chart helps us focus on asking deeper ?s. I can make out the questions or students can! My 4th grade ELs are studying lightning & thunder using an article! We use this chart to ask questions & practice our answers—both oral & written! #Suncrest #deeperthinking #ELL #ESL pic.twitter.com/0gi26Ly4bY
— Melissa Griggs (@CSFmissygriggs) September 20, 2018
— Efraín Tovar, M.A.Ed (@efraintovarjr) September 18, 2018