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:
This sounds like an interesting film about a teacher working with immigrant students https://t.co/feE2JFVTOW
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) December 11, 2022
4 Ways to Build Social-Emotional Skills for English Learners is from Education Week. I’m adding it to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources.
A Tech Tool to Engage World Language Students is from Edutopia.
This is a MUST listen to episode of NCEL’s Effective Literacy podcast with guest Dr. Jim Cummins. He talks about #literacy and #EnglishLearners, the #SoR, #phonics, #balancedliteracy and answers our burning questions. Listen & share. https://t.co/JvpGcgNTb3
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) December 9, 2022
— Sam Gravell (@GravellSam) December 8, 2022
Check out “Learning Briefs” from the Internationals Network.
I’m adding this tweet to Best Posts On Metacognition:
Metacognition🧠plays 🔑 role in learning yet it’s not an easy process for many #ELs. Metacognitive thinking is not innate to humans but can be developed over time. Below are examples of strategies that foster metacognition #ELL2point0
— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) December 13, 2022
Do you agree or disagree that we need to redefine literacy to reflect our multimodal multiliterate society in which we live and why? @CenterForALD @TESOL_Assn @WIDA_UW @DLeNM @NABEorg @CABEBEBILINGUAL Check out https://t.co/Fb1UzO4UWZ
— Margo Gottlieb (@margogottlieb) December 13, 2022
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) December 14, 2022
Template for your #QSSSA!
— Dr. Carol Salva (@DrCarolSalva) December 14, 2022
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Ideas About How To Use Classroom Walls – Please Recommend More Resources:
interactive word walls can be comprehensible sources for English Learners.
While traditional word walls may take up entire walls, be organized alphabetically, & be teacher created/led, IWWs are almost completely the opposite. #readingwritingels #sketchnotes #teaching #ESL pic.twitter.com/jQwLXby0uI
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) December 19, 2022
Hot off the press! pic.twitter.com/CtwU3pbDoS
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) December 18, 2022
This #WIDA Snapshot “Gathering and Reflecting on Families’ Language and Cultural Goals” focuses on how you can gather information and reflect on the language and cultural goals families have for their children.
Español: https://t.co/8q6yXWSXwJ pic.twitter.com/6puQ37zsIp
— WIDA™ (@WIDA_UW) December 16, 2022
AI for Language Learning: ChatGPT and the Future of ELT is from TESOL. I’m adding it to the same list.
#Translanguaging in action – Google Search is going multilingual for the polyglot in you: "Additionally, Google’s voice search is also getting the ability to understand mixed-language queries." https://t.co/BYSxFEwjVQ
— CaliforniansTogether (@CalTog) December 20, 2022