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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:

Total Physical Response: Learning through Action! is by Valentina Gonzalez. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Total Physical Response (TPR).

Banning immigrants’ languages can backfire. Just ask Ohio and Indiana. is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Explaining Why We Need To Support The Home Language Of ELLs.

Many Native American Students Don’t Learn About Their Languages and Cultures in School is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to RESOURCES ON CHALLENGES NATIVE AMERICANS FACE IN SCHOOLS.

500 Days of Duolingo: What You Can (and Can’t) Learn From a Language App is from The NY Times.

3 Tips to Ensure Your Materials Support English Learners is from The California Curriculum Collaborative. The article is okay, but the links embedded in it are what really makes it worth a visit.

Learn English With BSC combines music videos with well-done exercises. Of course, many of the videos will be blocked by school content filters, but they can be used at home. I’m adding it to The Best Music Websites For Learning English.

Here’s a video about the site: