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:
Luma Mufleh on Making Schools Work for Newcomers is from ASCD.
I’m adding this tweet to THE BEST RESOURCES TO HELP EDUCATORS TEACH ELL NEWCOMERS:
Families getting settled in the U.S. may have a lot of questions about the school system. Thankfully, @relnw has a guide just for that, and it’s available in Arabic, English, Somali, and Spanish!
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) August 24, 2022
I’m adding this next tweet to the same list:
Newcomer #immigrant & #refugee students bring real benefits for schools, such as emerging #bilingualism, but many obstacles exist. Schools can uplift strengths & remove systemic barriers through thorough, culturally-sensitive registration processes. https://t.co/utAFquPjgn @relnw pic.twitter.com/g86vrS2nBm
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) August 25, 2022
Blogging + Bloom’s Taxonomy= 💡? is from The TEFL Zone. I’m adding it to The Best Sources Of Advice For Teachers (And Others!) On How To Be Better Bloggers.
I’m adding this tweet to THE BEST LISTS OF “ICEBREAKER” PROMPTS – PLEASE SHARE YOUR OWN:
— 🌍 Michelle Shory 💻 (@michelleshory) August 23, 2022
Summary of research and resources on long-term English learner students is from REL West. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Supporting Long-Term English Language Learners.
Though I haven’t used these workbooks, they were recommended on a Facebook group and look useful: TEAM Toolkits: Teaching ELs for Academic Language Mastery