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:
How we learn words and sentences at the same time is from Science Daily.
Supporting Early Language Development for Diverse Learners is from ASCD Express.
The College-Entrance Exam Is 9 Hours Long. Covid-19 Made It Harder. is from The NY Times.
A Trump Immigration Policy Is Leaving Families Hungry is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING HOW THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S NEW PUBLIC CHARGE RULE WILL NEGATIVELY AFFECT OUR STUDENTS & THEIR PARENTS.
New U.S. Citizenship Test Is Longer and More Difficult is from The NY Times. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Learning About Civic Participation & Citizenship.
December Holidays: 5 Writing Activities is from TESOL.
A jumbled picture story is from The TEFL Zone.
5 Considerations for Maximizing English Learners’ Language Acquisition is by Jana Echevarria.
Biden wants more refugees, but it could take years to rebuild the resettlement system is from The Washington Post.
This Translator Template will make it easy to translate materials or texts into multiple languages at the same time (thanks to Melanie Bean).
A D.C. lawyer learned English as a child from a teacher who tutored her each day. She found her to say thank you. is from The Washington Post.
An example of challenges faced by English Language Learners https://t.co/bBhgcPzQ48
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) November 30, 2020
#Ellchat_bkclub friends! I’m loving Week1 & re-listening to @ValentinaESL & @DrMelindaMiller talk abt #ReadingWritingELs.https://t.co/ZW2ZYIRPbu <–
Love the tips & insight they shared on this #BoostingAchievement podcast episode.#ELLs #ESOL #ESL #ELs pic.twitter.com/8szXn0rv87
— Carol Salva (@MsSalvac) November 29, 2020
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners:
Are you looking for💡on how to support #ELs in a Math classroom? @michelleshory & I created a resource with suggestions on how to make content comprehensible for Ss so that they can enjoy ᴍᴀᴛʜ🧮 concepts.
📌https://t.co/Qp3S7yFcSr#ELL2point0 #ellchat pic.twitter.com/8xyUIoIeBo
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) December 1, 2020