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:
Why migrants who speak indigenous languages slip through cracks in US schools is from The Guardian.
Creating New Futures for Newcomers: Lessons from Five Schools that Serve K–12 Immigrants, Refugees, and Asylees is from WestEd.
Student and school characteristics associated with academic performance and English language proficiency among English learner students in grades 3–8 in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District is from The Institute of Education Sciences.
Evaluating English-Learners for Special Education Is a Challenge. Here’s Help is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
10 Scaffolds to Support EL Learning, Part 2 is by Judie Haynes. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students.
‘These People Aren’t Coming From Norway’: Refugees in a Minnesota City Face a Backlash is from The NY Times.
Immigrants Brought Riches to Urban Schools. Now They’re in the Shadows. is from The NY Times.
What is Translanguaging? is from CUNY.
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) June 22, 2019
ELs do not have to be proficient to begin writing. Here are some ways emerging-level ELs can start to write. https://t.co/ryp8G7N5LS @AndreaHonigsfel #ellchat_bkclub #esl #eal #ell #eld #esol #tesol pic.twitter.com/ufuymbIWCl
— Tan Huynh (@TanELLclassroom) June 21, 2019