EnglishPodcast for Learners from Tidahouse is designed to improve listening skills on Android. The app has a feature to change playback speed to slower or faster, as well as repeat capability. Using the app, students simply download a podcast, select the playback speed, and then tap or press play. Some podcasts contain transcripts. Students can also write notes and messages in English. Cost: Free
The TESOL Teacher of the Year Award was created by TESOL and NationalGeographic Learning to recognize and pay tribute to exceptional English language teachers at all levels. Applicants will be evaluated on their ability to create a supportive and encouraging learning environment by providing quality language instruction based on well-articulated theory, philosophy, educational research, and best practices.
Behind My Mask / Detras de me cubrebocasis a pedagogical tool to engage bilingual youth in conversations around identity and emotions amid the COVID-19 global pandemic. Written in English and Spanish, the book includes reflective activities about emotions and promotes the use of masks.
The Bill & MelindaGates Foundation wants to use a multimillion-dollar grant program to remove barriers to algebra—a gateway to higher-level mathematics—for English language learners, students from families in poverty, and Latino and Black students.