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.
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Here are this week’s choices:
Exploiting online CPD is by Sandy Millin. I’m adding it to The Best Places For ESL/EFL/ELL Teachers To Get Online Professional Development.
David Deubelbeiss has revamped the excellent Teaching Recipes site.
Language learning app Duolingo confirms it has raised $35M on a $2.4B valuation is from TechCrunch. EdSurge had a similar article and, in news to me, that article mentioned that Duolingo had language-learning podcasts.
VR – the next big thing in ELT is from Adaptive Learning in ELT. I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Virtual Reality In Education.
Learning a new language changes the brain’s division of labor is also from Science Daily.
This new Simon’s Cat video would be good to show ELLs and then have them describe what happened in it. I’m adding the video to The Best Sites To Teach and Learn About Thanksgiving:
This also would be a fun video to show to ELLs:
Early warning system 😂 pic.twitter.com/ssmj2TdaDm
— CCTV_IDIOTS (@cctv_idiots) November 21, 2020
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners:
— Emily Fɾαɳƈιʂ 💫 (@emilyfranESL) November 18, 2020