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 and THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2019 – 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 and learn about our next book.
Here are this week’s choices:
ELs Writing in Content-Area Classes is by Carol Salva.
From Here To Home: Five Films About Immigration and Belonging is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.
English Learners in Chicago Public Schools is a new report from The University of Chicago Consortium on School Research. Here’s a summary from Education Dive.
Around the World in 5 Kids’ Games is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.
Do teachers have biased academic perceptions of their English learner students? is from Brookings. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHER EXPECTATIONS.
11 ways Google is making life more accessible includes some tools that could be useful to ELLs.
Can Language Minority Students Acquire Academic Vocabulary from Reading? is from The Backseat Linguist.
I’m adding this video to The Best Video Clips Of Sneaky Critters — Help Me Find More (they’re great for ELLs to watch and then write about/discuss what happened):
If you are teaching math 🧮to ELLs, watch this video to learn about amazing @MicrosoftEDU tools that can make a great impact on your students' learning⭐️ @TanELLclassroom @MrJadSalameh @KYTOY15 @NewcomerAcademy #JCPSESL
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) December 5, 2019
Look for this article I wrote in @ELmagazine on how we’re supporting Long Term ELLs at our school. It will be online and not behind a paywall later this month pic.twitter.com/dVaiVfjKA4
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) December 5, 2019