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 2018 – 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:
English Learners Need to Use Academic Language is by Valentina Gonzalez. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.
Beyond transcription: unlocking the full power of dictation – My favourite dictation tasks is from The Language Gym. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How To Use The Dictogloss Strategy With English Language Learners.
Do Schools Value the Bilingualism of English-Learners? is from Ed Week.
Study: Language Barriers Can Steer Immigrant Students to STEM Courses is also from Ed Week. Here’s another article about the same study.
Oxford Bookworms Adventures are free Choose Your Own Adventure stories designed for ELLs – you play them through Alexa. I’m adding them to The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories.
The ESL/ELD Resource Group of Ontario has a lot of printable English/Arabic books for ELL Beginners. Thanks to Aaron Douglas for the tip. I’m adding them to The Best Sources For Free & Accessible Printable Books
How to Use Technology to Support ELLs in Your Classroom is from Common Sense Education.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students:
There’s a scaffold for everything, and different scaffolds can be used for different purposes. #ellchat #esl #ells #els #educhat #esol #tesol #ASIAPD pic.twitter.com/L43xOQCJhJ
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) January 10, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners:
New Year’s Resolutions: Develop ELLs Math Mindsets. #mathchat #Principal #elemchat #ELLs #ELL #edadmin #mathmindset #ellchat pic.twitter.com/cYZ9xDv19x
— Ewing Learning (@EwingLearning) January 7, 2019