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:
Picture This! is a “participatory photo project” for ELLs that looks interesting. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Use Photos In Lessons.
How to guide: Supporting teachers in teaching English to learners with special educational needs and disabilities is from The British Council. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Assisting ELLs With Special Needs – Help Me Find More.
From OELA (I’m adding the info to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual):
Benefits of Multilingualism Infographic Translations
Three new translations of the Office of English Language Acquisition’s (OELA) Benefits of Multilingualism infographic are now available in Spanish, Chinese, and Arabic! This resource illustrates the cognitive, educational, economic, and sociocultural benefits of learning multiple languages.
Spanish Translation / Chinese Translation / Arabic Translation
“One dimension of equity that cannot be overstated is the cultural representation of students in visuals.” says @stfleenor in this post on the @Seidlitz_Ed blog.
Read more about improving the use of visuals for the sake of supporting English learners. https://t.co/YIhoyQdhpn
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) December 15, 2022
I’m adding this next tweet to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING HOW TO PROMOTE A SENSE OF “BELONGING” AT SCHOOL:
Very cool that you’re discussing this! So important. I discussed this issue with a group of students and recorded it & wrote this article about it. https://t.co/Nad189RV28
— Jennifer C. Mann (@JenCMann) December 21, 2022
How to structure academic math conversations to support English Learners is from MindShift. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners.