Interesting findings: Bilinguals Single Out Second Language While Reading. Good stuff to share with your teacher colleagues! More at https://www.languagemagazine.com/2018/04/10/bilinguals-single-out-second-language-while-reading/#%2EWs07PaG5zmI%2Elinkedin
“We went in thinking second-language readers may not be able to predict the way monolinguals do,” she added. “But when we take into account that some bilinguals are very skilled at negotiating the environmental and linguistic pressures that are exerted on them, we can see that their ability and brain activity in their second language mimics that of monolinguals. In other words, some bilinguals can comprehend in their second language just as well as monolinguals do.”
Kids love digital games. Why not combine them with reading activities? Excerpt:
Story-driven digital games can drive students to explore concepts like linear and nonlinear narrative, the unreliable narrator, and more.
Find more at https://www.edutopia.org/article/reading-digital-games-texts?utm_source=Edutopia+Newsletter&utm_campaign=c3453a6600-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_022818_enews_whystudentsforget&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_f72e8cc8c4-c3453a6600-79039791
Add a listening component to reading by doing this (excerpt):
Enter a blog post or RSS feed and the Lumen5 artificial intelligence system will help you summarize the content and match each scene with relevant videos, photos, and music.
Great materials for reading and speaking lessons at https://storybarrio.com/