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:
The British Council is the largest organization doing English teaching internationally. They invite ELL teachers to blog for them (I’ve been writing blog posts for them for a long time). Learn here how you can do the same.
ELT Planning has ideas on using Google Jamboard with ELLs.
ELL Supports for Writing and Discussion is from Achieve The Core.
Here are some pieces about President Biden’s immigration program, which obviously has implications for ELL teachers and students:
Senate Republicans throw cold water on Biden’s immigration proposal is from NBC News.
Biden administration to pause deportations, curtail arrests is from The Washington Post.
NEW: President Biden wants to remove the word "alien" from US immigration laws and replace it with the word "noncitizen"
— Ana Cabrera (@AnaCabrera) January 21, 2021
Biden repealed the travel ban on Muslim & African-majority countries. That's good news for Sacramento, where thousands of Muslims with refugee roots live. Advocates are relieved — but say there's still work to be done. for @sacbee_news @Report4America https://t.co/80j8CTgspm
— Ashley Wong (@wongalum) January 21, 2021
Boom Learning is an interesting online tool for creating interactives, and here’s a video from Valentina Gonzalez explaining how to use it when teaching phonics: