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:
A reporter from the Sacramento NPR affiliate sat-in and recorded some of my ELL Zoom classes (with student and parent permission, of course!). You can listen to it and read more at Now Is Time To Help Students Learning English As A Second Language, Experts Say. The audio is different from the article.
Research on motivation and motivational strategies in EFL teaching: A systematic literature review is a new research paper. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.
Communicating with ELL Families During COVID-19: 10 Strategies for Schools is from Colorin Colorado.
How to teach conversational lessons is from Freeed. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Developing English Conversational Skills.
Look to refugee schools for lessons on teaching kids after COVID, some experts say is from The Seattle Times.
How to Co-teach When You’re Not Even There is by Tan Huynh. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Co-Teaching With ELLs – Please Suggest More.
Improving Accountability for English Learners in California is from Language Magazine.
I’m adding this tweet to
Are you 👀 for #Science resources to support your #ELLs?
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— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) February 23, 2021