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.
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Here are this week’s choices:
When should we refer ELs to Special Education is from Tan Huynh. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
Transforming everyday objects: two lesson examples from On The Same page is a good lesson idea.
Tweety Bird and Toddlerspeak is from Slate, and discusses how children learn language.
How effective are language learning apps? is from Eureka Alert.
Bilingualism and Biliteracy for All appeared in The American Educator.
Federal COVID-19 Guidance on ELs: Better Late than Never? is from New America.
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons:
Did you miss our live webinar on #pictureprompts? No worries. You can watch the on-demand recording and learn how to use image-based writing prompts to strengthen literacy and critical thinking skills at home and in the classroom. https://t.co/mDX7suZGSE
— NYT Learning Network (@NYTimesLearning) June 3, 2020
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Please reply w/ YOUR picks, so we can be #BetterTogether.
— Michelle Makus Shory (@michelleshory) May 26, 2020