Eight 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:
Motivate Readers Now! is from Language Magazine. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Documenting The Effectiveness of Free Voluntary Reading.
I added more audio to the Readers Theater site today; now half the scripts have audio to listen to, which I hope can make them more useful for English language learners!https://t.co/HblDSuhzuM
I’ll keep writing (and recording) more.
pinging @Larryferlazzo: it’s all CC-licensed! pic.twitter.com/AhrJlRRl1j
— Laura Gibbs (@OnlineCrsLady) July 26, 2022
RT: You did NOT miss the #MLSummit! Videos are available on YouTube and you can find all of them right here: https://t.co/skVgV7UGbg https://t.co/C1ZybSjYwb
— Tan K Huynh (he/his) 🇱🇦🇺🇸🇹🇭🏳️🌈 (@TanKHuynh) July 26, 2022
How a journalism class in Compton boosts students’ English skills is from Ed Source.
Teaching grammar for Spontaneous Communication Handbook has some interesting lessons near the end of the report.
The Literacy Shed has tons of great videos suitable for ELLS – and everybody else! I’m adding it to The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL.
Better World Ed has tons of great “wordless” videos.
Polylino offers online books in sixty languages.
One of the ESOL teachers shared this photo and many other ESOL teachers relate. In fact, many of them said it’s lucky to even have a storage room as a classroom for them. How is it equitable? Emergent bilingual students and their teachers need to be respected and valued. pic.twitter.com/VAjIFmobUK
— Dr. Cathy Wong (@Dr_CathyWong) July 28, 2022
Here’s an interesting competition to developing an edtech tool to assist ELLs develop writing skills.