Sunday, July 16, 2017

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL:

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…
…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

Apollo 11 Launched On This Day In 1969 – Here Are Related Resources
Apollo 11 launched on this day in 1969. You might be interested in: The Best Sites To Learn About The Apollo 11 Moon Landing The Best Resources For Learning About Neil Armstrong Today in 1969: #Apollo11 launched on first mission to land humans on the Moon: — SmithsonianAirSpace (@airandspace) July 16, 2017
The Best Resources On The Idea Of Evaluating Teacher “Input” Instead Of Student “Output”
I’ve shared a lot about teacher evaluations, including: The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation 

July’s (2017) Best Tweets – Part Three

Every month I make a few short lists highlighting my choices of the best resources I through (and learned from) Twitter, but didn’t necessarily include them in posts here on my blog. I’ve already shared in earlier posts several new resources I found on Twitter — and where I gave credit to those from whom I learned about them. Those are not included again in post. If you don’t use Twitter, you can
Good PSA Video For ELLs & Everyone Else: “No call or text is worth your life”

This short video on texting moves from funny to tragic pretty quickly, and is accessible to English Language Learners. Having them talk and write about what happened in the funny parts, and then doing the same about the serious message at the end would be a great learning opportunity!
SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists: On Campus, Failure Is on the Syllabus is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures . Why does bullying cost California schools $276 million every year? is from


The Best Sites For ELLs To Practice Online Dictation

Dictation exercises in class, where English Language Learners need to listen and write down what they hear, is an excellent language-learning practice (you can learn more about these classroom lessons at The Best Resources For Learning How To Use The Dictogloss Strategy With English Language Learners ). I have had online dictation sites on The Best Listening Sites For English Language Learners ,
Guest Post: Award Available For Latinx Educators

Editor’s Note: I’ve invited two exceptional, Dr. Isabel Baca and Lorena Germán, to write about an exciting opportunity for Latinx teachers and researchers (If you’re not familiar with the term “Latinx,” you can learn about it here . Dr. Isabel Baca is an associate professor of English at the University of Texas at El Paso and is an active member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCT
This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

© 2011 CGP Grey , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio Here are some recent useful posts and articles on educational policy issues (You might also be interested in The Best Articles, Videos & Posts On Education Policy In 2017 – So Far ): Arizona’s Ethnic Studies Ban In Public Schools Goes To Trial is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Posts On The Value Of Ethnic Studies Classes – Help Me Find More . Auth
Ed Tech Digest

© 2009 Niyam Bhushan , Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio Three years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech: Why Do Students in Personalized Learning Programs Feel Less Positive About School? is from Ed Tech Strategies
“Q & A Collections: Race & Gender Challenges”

Q & A Collections: Race & Gender Challenges is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. It includes links to all the columns on Race and Gender Challenges from the past six years! Here’s one excerpt:

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This Week In Web 2.0

In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in The Twenty-Five Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2017 – So Far ). I also sometimes include tech tools or articles about them that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0: Richard Byrne shared a good ex
Video: “A fraction of a second that changed the world”

This is from CNN: In the New Mexico desert just before dawn on July 16th 1945 a chain reaction lasting a fraction of a second would alter the course of human history. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Nuclear Weapons .
Focusing On The Impact Classroom Disruptions Have On Others, Not On The Students Doing The Disrupting

As many teachers already know, one of the most effective responses we can make to classroom management problems is by saying: “I’m not feeling respected right now.” Assuming you have good relationships with your students, I’m not really sure if there’s anything better we can say in the moment. Of course, it’s also important for us to follow-up later with the main student or students who appeared

Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

© 1970 Pip R. Lagenta , Flickr | CC-BY-ND | via Wylio Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in The 
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