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.
You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2021.
Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners.
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Here are this week’s choices:
Protecting the Futures of Refugee Children is from Harvard.
Easy Online Comics for ELT is from TESOL. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Make Comic Strips Online.
3 Tips for Using Flashcards—No Prep Required is from ESL Library. I’m adding it to The Best Tools To Make Online Flashcards.
David Deubelbeiss has created some great infographics about teaching ELLs. I’m adding the link to The Best Infographics About Teaching & Learning English As A Second (or Third!) Language.
This essay explores a variety of ways CA’s English Learner (EL) Roadmap can be used as a tool to make significant & transformative changes to provide meaningful learning opportunities for students classified as English Learners. Read the article here: https://t.co/zHcLrmTYR3 pic.twitter.com/iqdsbitD4H
— CaliforniansTogether (@CalTog) April 6, 2022
The high-level turnovers at BPS are deeply disturbing, in a district with the state’s most vulnerable students. @biancavtoness latest.
BPS’s fifth director of English learners on leave, with little explanation https://t.co/8ERP7uBzR2 via @BostonGlobe
— Meghan E. Irons (@MeghanIrons) April 18, 2022
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Differentiating Instruction:
✨Differentiation✨is a great way to achieve #equity in the classroom. @michelleshory & I believe that when teachers differentiate assignments & assessments 📚💻 #ELs #MLs are able to showcase their knowledge & feel successful #ELL2point0
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) April 19, 2022
#Infographic: Parents and caregivers can use this resource to learn more about #biliteracyseals as a way to recognize and certify students’ fluency in multiple languages. Download: https://t.co/xA2ni6pr0k @RELSouthwest #MLLAdvocacy2022 #MultilingualAdvocacy pic.twitter.com/6RKz2cR5CK
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) April 19, 2022
‘Without Papers, Without Fear’: Meet the NM Activist Dedicated to Lifting Up Undocumented Young People — Just Like Him is from The 74.
This projected surge of immigrants at the U.S. southern border clearly has implications for ELL teachers, though the law’s change has been blocked for now.