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.
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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:
How to Integrate SEL into Our EL Classrooms is by Tan Huynh.
The Education Commission of the States has compiled a review of how the fifty states fund ELL programs, as well as comparing ELL policies. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Keep-Up With Current ELL/ESL/EFL News & Research.
Vocab Victor is a relatively new app for English learners that’s worth a look.
Rethinking the English Learner Achievement Gap is from New America.
Why This Texas City Is Saying Yes to Refugees While the Governor Says No is from The NY Times.
What It Takes to Help ‘Newcomer’ Immigrant Students in Oakland is a public radio podcast.
The Best 2019 Resources for Teachers of ELs is by Judie Haynes.
6 Top Tech Tools for World Language Classes is from Edutopia.
ELT Day for Puerto Rico is happening Sunday. It’s: A group of TESOL professionals who have come together to help our friends in Puerto Rico. Education can make a difference in the world, and we all can contribute something to help make the world a better place. Please, help us by donating, sharing, and raising awareness to the situation in Puerto Rico. Here’s a video about it:
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom:
There are many ways to assess the comprehension of #newcomers.
And so many of them are high on #Blooms so likely an activity that wud benefit the entire class. #SeidlitzEdChat pic.twitter.com/ARtZahlyNk
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) January 22, 2020
On Jan. 21,1974, the Supreme Court paved the way for bilingual education in all public schools with a unanimous decision in Lau v. Nichols: Providing non-English-speaking students with extra instruction was necessary to give them a “meaningful education.” pic.twitter.com/S4wzhgX67q
— edutopia (@edutopia) January 21, 2020
Updated: @EmilyFranESL @TeresaGross625 @SpecialTechie @ValentinaESL @JudieHaynes @KarenNemethEdM @NordmeyerJ @ElizabethLStein @FlayhartC @BGentilleGreen @AndreaHonigsfel @readysetcoteach @murray_deem @DrewBoyce_LDSB @TanELLclassroom @joan_lachance @RosaIsiah @ELLOntario @ELTChat pic.twitter.com/ynNH2Zistp
— Sherry Teacher (@SherryTeacher) January 20, 2020