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:
Achieving Accessibility for All of Our Learners is by Valentina Gonzalez.
Connecting native and second language deepens English literacy for ELLs is from Education Dive.
Bilingual Teachers Are in Short Supply. How Can Schools Cultivate Their Own? is from Ed Week.
I’ve previously shared Jimmy Fallon’s games at The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom. Here’s another one:
Simple Tips for Making Your EFL Lessons More Inclusive for Students with a Hearing Loss! is a sample post from the Key In The Apple blog. I’m adding it The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
This tweet shares a helpful tip:
Did you know that Word Desktop can open any PDF and then translate to a new language 🌎 with all formatting intact? PowerPoint can do this too! #edtech #TESOL #ELL #mieexpert #K12 #edchat #MicrosoftEDU
See the video below 👇 pic.twitter.com/KiIY5No6kA
— Mike Tholfsen (@mtholfsen) March 23, 2019
Share the video in this next tweet and have ELLs say and write about what they saw happen:
Best film I've seen in ages pic.twitter.com/ywUHsZHOlO
— Santero (@djsantero) March 23, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Online Resources For Teachers of Pre-Literate ELL’s & Those Not Literate In Their Home Language:
Happy to be presenting at #LIESOL today! Everything I'm sharing about supporting older students (even pre-literate Ss) is here. 👉 https://t.co/9hcuFbResw I'm using this blog post instead of a ppt. #ellchat #newcomers #SLIFE @DrMcD12 @VGiouroukakis @JackieNenchin1 pic.twitter.com/Ji0egapYc0
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) March 23, 2019
I’m adding this tweet to
Drawing dictations are a brilliant way to practise vocabulary and to find out how well the students in your class listen to you. Have you tried using them?
👉 Read about how to do them here:https://t.co/3UsHUbefO1 pic.twitter.com/g8QyGRRyoT
— TeachingEnglish (@TeachingEnglish) March 21, 2019
Comprehension is the goal of reading & a key component of literacy Instruction. @michelleshory & I put together a list of effective strategies to use with ELLs when reading informational textshttps://t.co/352ZbVydry@MsSalvac @TaraMartinEDU @ericcurts @Scholastic @pennykittle pic.twitter.com/BMM1hGWcWM
— Irina McGrath (@irina_mcgrath) March 19, 2019
Over 50,000 teachers followed the #IATEFL Conference online last year. Join us for #IATEFL 2019. Coverage starts Tuesday 2 April (0900 UK time) #iatefl #tesol #eslhttps://t.co/GvXOPzb1IH pic.twitter.com/c7ENCJh0x1
— IATEFL Online (@iateflonline) March 18, 2019