Sunday, September 21, 2014

9-21-14 Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

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

The Best Resources Sharing The Best Practices For Fruitful Classroom Discussions
© 2013 AFS-USA Intercultural Programs, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio Facilitating fruitful classroom discussions can be a challenge for the best of teachers, and I thought I’d begin a related “Best” list and invite readers to contribute additional resources. Here’s a start: MT Check out this resource to help students join in conversations! #TeachingInNC @e_wiggy #CCSS #stuv

World-Wide Climate Change Demonstrations Today – Here Are Related Resources
© 2009 Takver, Flickr | CC-BY-SA | via Wylio Demonstrations are happening around the world today prior to the upcoming UN Climate Summit. Here are some articles about what’s going on: Thousands March for Climate Change is from NBC News. Climate change summit: Thousands join global protests is from The BBC. Thousands march in NYC, around globe over climate is from The Associated Press. I’m addin
Video: Earth Observations From The International Space Station
I’m adding this video to The Best Images Taken In Space:
Columbus Day Is In Three Weeks – Here Are Related Resources
© 2005 Brent Moore, Flickr | CC-BY | via Wylio Columbus Day is October 11th in the United States. You might be interested in The Best Online Resources About Christopher Columbus, which includes a wide variety of materials, including ones critical of him.

“Can a Computer Replace Your Doctor?” Or Your Teacher?
Can a Computer Replace Your Doctor? is an article in today’s New York Times. It’s another health-care related article that can easily be applied to education. I’m adding it to The Best Articles Highlighting Parallel Critiques Of Increasing School & Health Care “Efficiency.” Here’s an excerpt:

“‘The Marshmallow Test’: An Interview With Walter Mischel”
‘The Marshmallow Test’: An Interview With Walter Mischel is my latest post at Education Week Teacher. I interview Walter Mischel, the creator of the famous Marshmallow Test to measure self-control and its long-term effects. Here are some excerpts: I’m adding it to The Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Week… 9-20-14 …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EF
Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | …For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL LARRY FERLAZZO’S WEBSITES OF THE WEEKIngenious Idea & Video: “The Dancing Traffic Light”6 by Larry Ferlazzo / 43min Infographic: “Inside the Brain of a Struggling Reader”Here’s an intriguing infographic: See the original infographic at by Larry Ferlazzo / 43min YESTERDAYThis Week’s “Round-