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:
6 Essential Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners is new from Edutopia, and includes recommendations from me and from other great ELL educators.
I learned about Improv from Eric Schildge. It’s a site with lots of…improvisational games that could be adapted for ELLs. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Using Improvisation In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom.
Helperbird is a chrome extension to help people with dyslexia, and its features could also help ELLs.
Mate Translate is an app to help users of Netflix learn English.
Here’s a list of “Good quality and free open-access journals on English language teaching.” I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research.
LaLinga looks like a very interesting app using augmented reality to learn languages. Check out this video:
This new feature from Google can come in handy! I’m adding it to GOOGLE SLIDES GETS AUTOMATED CAPTIONS – HUGE HELP TO ONLINE TEACHERS OF ENGLISH; COULD MAYBE HELP IN REGULAR CLASSROOM:
Now, with #HangoutsMeet you can turn on real-time captions for any remote meeting or lesson, making them more accessible to all participants and learners. Learn how: https://t.co/zwi1n7bGgj #GoogleNext19 pic.twitter.com/OPNF6lkAKr
— Google For Education (@GoogleForEdu) April 12, 2019
A lot of wisdom in this next tweet:
A former student of mine wrote this and it’s spot on: pic.twitter.com/lcFOJhk98S
— John Spencer (@spencerideas) April 12, 2019
If you’re ever going to run a professional development book study, here’s an interesting way to try it:
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) April 8, 2019