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.
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.
In addition, look for our book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018 and learn about our new book.
Here are this week’s choices:
How Video Captions Foster Equity is from Edutopia.
‘The Timing Is Critical’: How Schools Can Help Refugee Students is from Ed Week.
Education ministry backs English learning is from China.org.
One reason for this is that some districts, including ours, try to avoid providing special Ed services to ELLs by saying language issues are the cause of any and all challenges https://t.co/r04OaasDx3
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) October 4, 2022
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On The Idea Of “Wait Time”:
✨Some strategies take planning & time; others are EASY! Wait time is simple, yet POWERFUL! 💪 Check out these tips from #Ell2point0 on planning & implementing wait time to 🔼language & learning.⏰ #ESL #MLLS #MLChat #ELL2point0 #JCPSESL @irina_mcgrath 🔗https://t.co/9rbR5zFtn3 pic.twitter.com/CJjVbiElov
— 🌍 Michelle Shory 💻 (@michelleshory) October 4, 2022
An issue of my favorite ELL journal, Humanising Language Teaching, is online.
ELL teachers might want to listen to this for two minutes https://t.co/nAWHk5GigM
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) October 6, 2022
Doing and Talking Math and Science supports ELLs. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching The Next Generation Science Standards To English Language Learners.
The Endangered Language Alliance offers interesting language maps of languages spoken in New York. I’m adding it to The Best “Language Maps”
ELL students could watch this video and write and talk about what they saw: