Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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

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


"Classroom Management Q&As: Expert Strategies for Teaching"
 is an edited compilation from my Ed Week teacher advice column, along with new materials.

Even More Halloween Resources
Here are even more new additions to The Best Websites For Learning About Halloween: The British Council has some great Halloween resources here and here. Giant Pumpkins Compete in Weigh-Off is a Wall Street Journal slideshow. Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.
October’s (2013) Best Tweets — Part Four
Every month I make a few short lists highlighting my choices of the best resources I shared 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 this post. If you don’t use Twit

Wide Angle’s “Video Bank” Is An Excellent Social Studies Resource
Thanks to my talented colleague, Elisabeth Johnson, I’ve learned about “Wide Angle: Window Into Global History,” a project of Channel Thirteen in New York. It has a collection of multimedia social studies lessons and a “video bank,” which I think is particularly impressive. The videos are divided by themes (power, conflict, migrations, etc.) and each video has suggested guiding classroom question

The Best Resources For Learning About The Fires In Australia
Some pretty terrible fires are happening in Australia right now, and, unfortunately, it doesn’t seem to be an uncommon occurrence. I’ve previously compiled “Best” lists on other fires there — earlier this year and in 2009. They also had flooding in 2011. On a more positive note, I’ve also posted The Best Sites To Learn About Australia. I’ll be adding this newest list to A Compilation Of “The Best

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL: Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELLI’ve started a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention: The Reading Teacher is from TEFL Geek and offers some helpful advice on teaching…reading. English Page is a new site to