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.
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Here are this week’s choices:
New research from @NWEA finds that English Learners are significantly underrepresented in gifted and talented programs. The report also highlights state actions that can increase EL access to advanced coursework. https://t.co/msogjkOrBp
— CaliforniansTogether (@CalTog) April 27, 2023
NEW: Set Up New Co-teaching Relationships that Snap! #ELLchat #MLs #ELs #ESL #educoach @Larryferlazzo #MLL@TanKHuynh offers two strategies that can help co-teachers in new partnerships design & nurture long-term relationships that support all students.https://t.co/kkXdd4GioK pic.twitter.com/qAkfb0VrjG
— MiddleWeb (@middleweb) April 26, 2023
I’m adding this tweet to The Best Places To Find Research On Technology & Language Teaching/Learning:
🔗 To infographic pdf:https://t.co/e772eo8Yo2
— TESOLgraphics (@tesolgraphics) April 21, 2023
I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources On Providing Scaffolds To Students:
There’s a great chart to help make it doable!
Improving Outcomes for Emergent Bilingual Students: Scaffolding Up – Seidlitz Education https://t.co/Tq3F68dSsb
— Kelly Wall (@wallsandburg) April 28, 2023
ESL Fast has many useful materials.
This video would be a good one to show ELLs and then ask them to write and talk about what they saw:
I have watched this 322 times today 🤣🤣🤣 pic.twitter.com/TdFQZyWTKH
— Aneesa McMillan (@AneesaSM) April 20, 2023
“English Only” approaches are being abandoned as the science of development and learning establish #multilingualism as an asset – linguistically, cognitively, and academically. Read more in this article by @EdTrust #MLL #ELL #EnglishLearners #EdChathttps://t.co/Fn3JPqr92q
— Ellevation Education (@EllevationEd) April 30, 2023
A new report from #WIDA researchers Glenn Poole and Narek Sahakyan examines English learner testing, proficiency, and growth in the years surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full report in the Resource Library on the WIDA website: https://t.co/irs9hoHvnJ pic.twitter.com/02ukPL9HLw
— WIDA™ (@WIDA_UW) May 1, 2023
Many ML/ESL specialists share newsletters with their staff. Here are some tips for how to get this going if you aren’t doing it yet and want to give it a try. https://t.co/tzoO0bX1XI
— 🌍 ναℓєηтιηα gσηzαℓєz (@ValentinaESL) May 2, 2023
ALL 2023 #MLSummit recordings and resources have been uploaded to the website! 🥳
You can watch them all right here: https://t.co/YNf4suMxyO
Thanks again to everyone who made this year’s summit possible! pic.twitter.com/Tm0FFWiS2J
— #MLSummit (previously VirtuEL) (@MLSummit1) July 17, 2023
From @MilaKoumpilova and a small assist from me: Chicago has opened a pilot welcome center at Clemente in West Town to help enroll newcomer immigrant students and connect their families to other resources, like health care. https://t.co/TsDO5Da9I2
— Reema Amin (@reemadamin) July 17, 2023
. @KHullSyp & I have now finished 25 chapters out of 61 for the second edition of The ELL Teacher's Toolbox. Look for it in 18 months!
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) July 21, 2023