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:
More Immigrants Will Come to the U.S. Under President Biden. That’s a Good Thing. is from The NY Times.
Linguistic diversity in the classroom, student achievement, and social integration is a new research paper.
For Immigrants Watching a Mob Storm the Capitol, a Sense of Shock and Shame is from The NY Times.
Non-immigrant kids respond differently when immigrant children are bullied is from Eureka Alert.
Should we allow students to use L1 in an English class? is from Blogging Crazy. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Explaining Why We Need To Support The Home Language Of ELLs.
The “Wheel of Opinions” in this video could be modified to make for a good ELL game, I think. I’m adding it to
This is a new TEDEx talk about new English learning tech strategies used with refugees:
→Myth: All #Englishlearners come from an immigrant background and speak Spanish.
→Reality: In 2017, 6 states identified an American Indian or Native Alaskan language as one of the top 5 languages spoken by #ELs. Learn more: https://t.co/7hBK0M6xPW #NativeELSuccess
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) January 8, 2021
Despite not being able to travel, many have turned to language learning during the pandemic. (via@BBC_Worklife) https://t.co/iIvAR7Sv7Y
— BBC Future (@BBC_Future) January 7, 2021
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual:
Speaking more than one language opens doors to opportunities! In our latest podcast, the #OELA Director & the @GlobalMindEDorg Founder talk #multilingualism with business leaders & students and how language skills have influenced their careers. Listen now! https://t.co/IZ8nRg4pvs pic.twitter.com/YY3CgLpDzg
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) January 5, 2021