Developed for iOS and Android, News in Levels, by English in Levels s.r.o., has short news stories with words often used in English, helping students to improve their English naturally. Each news story is written in three levels. Level 1 has 1,000 of the most used content words; Level 2, 2,000 of the most used words; and Level 3, 3,000 of the most used words. Every day, students can read stories with that day’s news. They can also read old news stories to see if they remember all the new words. The same words are repeated throughout a level. After two or three months, students will be ready to move to the next level. After one year, they should know 3,000 of the most used words 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.