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 latest issue of my favorite ELL journal, Humanising Language Teaching, is now online.
Kiz Club was, for years, a great talking-books site for ELLs. That audio support is no longer available (I assume because they used Flash), but you can still print them out. I’m adding it to The Best Sources For Free & Accessible Printable Books.
My English Scrapbook has a lot of fun interactives for ELLs.
VideoBit is a new tool for teachers and students to exchange videos.
Incorporating Students’ Native Languages to Enhance Their Learning is by Tan Huynh.
This would be a good video to show ELLs and then have them talk and write about what they saw:
This is another good video to show, but embedding has been disabled, so you have to watch it on YouTube:
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Differentiating Instruction:
I’m designing this assessment. Offering student choices in which questions to answer is an example of student-driven differentiation. pic.twitter.com/Tf99lMP5Ng
— Tan K Huynh (he/his) 🇱🇦🇺🇸🇹🇭🏳️🌈 (@TanKHuynh) February 14, 2022
Again, this kind of welcome is wonderful. Can we do the same for ALL refugee students? https://t.co/K51KPimOx4
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) March 17, 2022
Biden administration considering ways to fast-track bringing Ukrainian refugees to US – ABC News
— Mike Walker (@New_Narrative) March 19, 2022