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Alice Mercer, Reflections on Teaching, a computer lab teacher at an elementary school in Sacramento, CA. just posted the Twenty-First Edition of the ESL/EFL/ELD Blog Carnival, and it’s full of amazing resources for ESL/EFL/ELD teachers.

It contains contributions from many great educators, as well as reflective commentary about each by Alice Mercer. Very, very nice.  And according to Larry Ferlazzo, there is more to come in April, May and Sept.

“David Deubelbeiss at EFL Classroom 2.0 will be hosting the April 1st edition. Posts should be related to teaching or learning English, including examples of student work, are welcome. You can contribute a post to it by using this easy submission form.

There will be a special May 1st edition focusing on Young Learners and hosted by Shelly Terrell. The following edition will be published by Eva Buyuksimkesyan on September 1st.

You can see all the previous editions of the ESL/EFL/ELL Blog Carnival here.”

A nice base of lessons and resources for you to deploy in your classroom…
The Best Sites For Collaborative Storytelling | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Teaching Vocabulary-links, books, ideas | A Journey in TEFL
Animating Your Lessons with Some Drama: 20+ Resources | Teacher Reboot Camp
Using no opt-out and its limitations with ELLs (and others) | Reflections on Teaching
Speaking tips for teaching English with TED | Kalinago English
English Raven: The ‘live reading’ approach explained (in honour of Australia Day)
Picture Boards « Sandy Millin
ESL Stories
a cLiL to cLiMB, Chiew’s CLIL EFL ESL ELL blog: Online Games & Activities: Idioms Part 5 (Animals – Elephant – Flea) Interactive Game

Some research and policy because the big picture is important
Wasting Money On New Tests For English Language Learners | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
Tongue Tied: Bilingual Education, in Policy and Practice
ELL Researchers Weigh In on ESEA Reauthorization – Learning the Language – Education Week
The Spelling Blog: Learned or learnt? Spelled or spelt? – A Google Ngram analysis

Finally, reflection is good, and these posts have it…
2011 Challenge: Become a Beginner (again) – Teaching Village
Using technology in the classroom can be quite hard « My Integrating Technology journey
Dinner and a Lesson? « lexigraph
Homework – Moving from “Alfie Kohn” to “Robyn R. Jackson” | Visualising Ideas

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