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.
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:
Breaking News English has a lesson for ELLs on the death of George Floyd.
Be sure to check out this week’s Ed Tech Digest – it has useful resources for ELLs.
New Report Examines Internet Disparity Among English Language Learners is from CAL.
More US schools teach in English and Spanish, but not enough to help Latino kids is from USA Today.
How to Assess English-Learners’ Needs From a Distance? Here’s Some Help is from Ed Week.
Children improve their narrative performance with the help of rhythmic gestures is a new study. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Students Using Gestures & Physical Movement To Help With Learning.
ELSA is a speaking app that give immediate feedback on pronunciation. I’m adding it to THE BEST SITES FOR ONLINE PRONUNCIATION FEEDBACK – DO YOU KNOW OTHERS?
VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS TO SUPPORT ENGLISH TEACHING ONLINE is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Finding And Creating Virtual Field Trips.
The NCES has come out with Projections of Education Statistics to 2028. Its RACE/ETHNICITY (PUBLIC SCHOOL DATA) on page 7 is interesting.
Here’s a video that ELLs and watch and then talk/write about what happened: