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:
A student’s Heritage language enhances English language development, academic achievement & social & emotional well-being. Check out OELA’s new #infographic on the importance of promoting & elevating the #Heritagelanguages of #AIAN #MLLs. Download: https://t.co/ElJMyeWHdC pic.twitter.com/FvxQ5UW02f
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) August 19, 2022
Cultivating Stories About Family Migrations is from Share My Lesson. I’m adding it to The Best Places Where Students Can Tell Their – And/Or Their Families – Immigration Story.
I’m adding this next video to The Best Resources For Learning About Balanced Literacy & The “Reading Wars”:
I think you’ll have to go to YouTube to see this next video, but it’s a good one to show ELL students and then have them write and talk about it:
— Aziz Farah (@azizfaarah) August 21, 2022
The countries that invest the most in learning English is interesting.
Frustration after bilingual education bill dies in State Assembly is from Ed Source.
NEW: Bringing Schoolwide Equity to Multilinguals. #mschat #ELLs #ELs #ESL #LeadLAP @ValentinaESL @Larryferlazzo @TanKHuynh – Use the 3 C’s of Equity to guide schools on the journey to provide an equitable learning experience for multilingual learners.https://t.co/NNnkk6VuDt pic.twitter.com/r3zVRhXJUn
— MiddleWeb (@middleweb) August 24, 2022
How Your Brain Fills in the Blanks with Experience has an interesting section about how the ability to speak more than one language affects the brain.