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:
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— TESOLgraphics (@tesolgraphics) August 11, 2023
This is a dark video that should not be shown to younger students, but adolescents (especially boys) will likely love it. They can talk and write about what they see:
Making Project-Based Learning More Accessible for Multilingual Students is by Tan Huynh. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LEARNING HOW TO USE PROJECT-BASED LEARNING & PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING IN YOUR CLASSROOM.
Chicago Public Schools saw an increase of 5,000+ English learners from the 1st day to the last day of school last year. @maxlubbers & Kae Petrin took a deep dive into bilingual staffing data to ask: are schools ready to serve these newcomers?@chalkbeatCHI https://t.co/N4vigzixFP
— Becky Vevea (@beckyvevea) August 16, 2023
This video could prompt a good discussion among students, as well as having them just write about what they saw:
You can get lots of good free resources for ELLs from Inspired Young Learners.
How to Fulfill Interpretation & Translation Requirements: Tools for Guiding Decisions is from Immigrant Connections.
I’ve often posted about the Hands Up project, an English-teaching effort in Gaza. I’m sure they could use some support.