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:
English-Learners May Be Left Behind as Remote Learning Becomes ‘New Normal’ is from Ed Week.
Now you can transcribe speech with Google Translate is from Google. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate & Other Forms Of Machine Translation.
Explayn could be an intriguing vocabulary game to play with students. Here’s a video about it:
Power (and Joy!) of Student Self Assessment is about its use in a Spanish class. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Student Self-Assessment.
BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH ELL STUDENTS AND NEWCOMERS: A CONVERSATION WITH EMILY FRANCIS is from Share My Lesson.
School Responses to COVID-19: ELL/Immigrant Considerations is from Colorin Colorado.
When Should We Refer ELs to Special Ed? is by Tan Huynh. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
I like this activity for ELLs. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Make Comic Strips Online:
Another fresh batch of activities is up at my site:https://t.co/elSYH2RkBR
These are “Finish the Comic!” Comics, in which kids are tasked with using inferencing skills and their imaginations to complete incomplete comics.
I plan to post more new activities every day or two. pic.twitter.com/e1egXv4tSY
— Jarrett Lerner (@Jarrett_Lerner) March 15, 2020
I’m adding this multilingual math dictionary to The Best Multilingual & Bilingual Sites For Math, Social Studies, & Science:
We use Big Ides, so it’s imbedded. You can access it online at https://t.co/yVoicvTxpj.
— Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBinMA) March 10, 2020