Six 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.
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:
I’ve seen funny, though off-color, episodes of “What’s Wrong With This Picture?” on Saturday Night Live. The activity is clearly a good one for ELLs. I you search “What’s Wrong With This Picture?” online, you find lots of examples.
Want to Learn French? Italian? Russian? There’s No Time Like the Present is from The NY Times.
WHAT IS FLIPGRID AND WHAT ACTIVITIES CAN YOU DO WITH IT? is from English Teaching 101.
Are Accommodations for English Learners on State Accountability Assessments Evidence‐Based? A Multistudy Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis https://t.co/oud4DqOxK1
— Paul Bruno (@Paul__Bruno) May 10, 2020
I've launched a new version of https://t.co/u2JlX36OyV -phew! I'd love some feedback from #ESL #EFL #ENL #ELL teachers on what's good, what's confusing etc. There's lots of free material on the blog-easy to find? Help me make it better, will you? pic.twitter.com/oQJf1kAPkc
— Nancy Callan (@esljigsaws) May 10, 2020
Learning Target ☑️
Sentence Stems ☑️
Engaging Picture ☑️
Choices for Ss to share their thinking ☑️
— Michelle Gill (@MrsGill_) May 7, 2020
🚨 New report on EL students and college outcomes. Here's a summary:
a) While gaps in four-year college enrollment and bachelor’s degree completion by EL status appear large, they are fully explained by sociodemographic, academic, and school characteristics.
— Brian Holzman, PhD (@brianholzman) May 4, 2020