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 2019 – PART ONE.
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:
I was honored that my blog post, The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2019 – Part Two, was named “Blog of the Month” by British Council – Teaching English, the largest international English-teaching organization.
José Viana, Head of Federal ELL Office to Resign is from Ed Week.
A Cool Game to Revise the Irregular Past of Verbs is from Cristina Cabal. I’m adding it to The Best Web Tools For Teaching Irregular Verbs & Verb Tenses — Contribute Your Suggestions!
Study: Summer school for EL students could boost 4-year graduation rates is from Education Dive.
Teach Students to Build Up Ideas with Dialogue is by Jeff Zwiers. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English.
Google has just announced a tool in its search engine to help learn correct pronunciation of words. Here’s a video about it:
Here’s the one pager guys! Downloadable PDF here. https://t.co/WZUPbqUWOw
Here’s to hoping it adds to your teacher’s toolbox! #ellchat_bkclub @SIOPModel pic.twitter.com/1mSyg2HfeV
— Carlota Holder (@carlota_holder) November 13, 2019
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons:
So much engagement with PWIM – after labeling the picture, ELLs had to talk about it while the partner checked the word used off a list. Next, we will write. SWiRLing and loving it! @Larryferlazzo @Toppel_ELD #wearethewood #ellchat_bkclub #WeareGCCS pic.twitter.com/A0RS4J4rtA
— 🇧🇷Cristiane Howard 🇺🇸 (@howardcristiane) November 12, 2019
Researchers say💥what happens 1⃣ in a period of ⏲️& what happens last are usually the longest remembered💥 @michelleshory & I created
with tech hooks to engage #ELs & support their learning #JCPSESL @JCPSAsstSuptASP pic.twitter.com/lLCbDgj7V1
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) November 11, 2019
Teach #SLIFE? Extra resources from my #Boosting Achievement #CoTESOL2019 sessions. Check them out!
👉https://t.co/2hmMKFIJnu #ells #ellchat pic.twitter.com/Bu6uNyYvxA
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) November 10, 2019