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:
“Grow As You Go”: 10 Strategies for Supporting SEL for ELLs is from Colorin Colorado.
This would be a good video to show ELLs and then have them talk and write about what happened in it:
Tips for Comprehensible Instructional Language is from Confianza. I’m adding it to The Best Advice To Content Teachers About Supporting English Language Learners.
This would be another good video to show to ELLs and then have them write and talk about what they saw:
We love the @WeAreAmericaPr1 student stories. Here are a few ideas for using them in the classroom. https://t.co/r1aGFK3xGp https://t.co/Z2GHRd8LuK
— Re-Imagining Migration (@reimaginemigrat) September 3, 2022
I’m adding this video to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English:
Britain’s multilingual children: ‘We speak whatever language gets the job done’ is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual.
Here’s a good review of the legal requirements districts have to education ELLs.
The news in this tweet is great on humanitarian grounds. One side-effect will be that schools like ours better prepare for an influx of newcomer students:
BIG NEWS on the border w/ @hsu_spencer & @NickMiroff
This applies to all migrants — families & adults traveling solo. Takes effect immediately.
Federal judge strikes down Trump-era border policy known as Title 42 https://t.co/F0gwbEM91F
— Maria Sacchetti (@mariasacchetti) November 15, 2022