TeachersFirst’s Adapt-a-Strategy web page includes freeELL lesson plan modification strategies for awide range of common classroom activities. Clicking on the desired classroom activity leads teachers to descriptions and directions for making adaptations to best suit English language learners. Included in the descriptions are links to Internetresources to help teachers implement the strategies effectively. Although created specifically with English language learners in mind, the resources and strategies can be used for differentiation with all students.
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.