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:
How to learn a language (and stick at it) is from Psyche.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Ideas For Using Games In The ESL/EFL/ELL Classroom:
Awesome compilation made by @teachermadrian of simple games to add some spark to your lessons. https://t.co/lSAyM6YpUQ
— Blog de Cristina (@blogdecristina) December 31, 2022
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Websites For Learning About Martin Luther King, Jr:
An example of the new readers we are busy producing and uploading on our busy Youtube channel. Please like or subscribe. Great material for teaching or student learning. https://t.co/EFPgu6Cqjb
— David Deubelbeiss (@ddeubel) December 31, 2022
Are you using Microsoft Translator with your students and their caregivers? Here’s an updated slide deck to show you how to use this free tool, with newly updated highly visual instruction sheets for caregivers in many languages: https://t.co/rryPQ6kIDk#OntEd #WRDSBMLL
— Kimiko Shibata 🇨🇦 🦄 (@ESL_fairy) January 1, 2023
Pamela Broussard has a great collection of immigrant success stories.
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Websites For Learning About Civic Participation & Citizenship:
Nearly one million immigrants became U.S. citizens in the fiscal year that ended Sept. 30 — the most in almost 15 years and the third-highest number ever, according to a recent Pew Research analysis. https://t.co/X0lqRJB16S
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 2, 2023
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning The Advantages To Being Bilingual:
There’s a new Spanish translation of the #OELA Benefits of Multilingualism #infographic, illustrating the cognitive, educational, economic, and sociocultural benefits of learning multiple languages.
Read Beneficios del Multilingüismo here: https://t.co/XYcpg8qdvo pic.twitter.com/1eyazwyNe6
— ASKNCELA1 (@ASKNCELA1) January 3, 2023
For what it's worth, here are three instructional strategies ChatGPT thinks are most effective with English Language Learners… pic.twitter.com/YRDoJvic3B
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) January 4, 2023