Friday, March 1, 2019

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007

Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day...




New Ed Week Video: “K-12 Performance Assessment Terms Explained”

PDPics / Pixabay I’m adding this new Ed Week video to The Best Resources For Learning About Performance Assessment :
Gold Mine: “Teach About Climate Change With These 24 New York Times Graphs”

geralt / Pixabay The New York Times Learning Network has just published this amazing resource: Teach About Climate Change With These 24 New York Times Graphs . It includes both the graphs and teaching ideas on how to use them. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change .
The Web As We Know It Began Thirty Years Ago – Here Are Related Resources

geralt / Pixabay Though there are a lot of different dates out there for when the Internet was invented, it appears that the Web as we know it began thirty years ago this month . You might be interested in The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet .
World Poetry Day Is On March 21st – Here Are A Ton Of Related Resources

MorningbirdPhoto / Pixabay World Poetry Day is on March 21st. You might be interested in The Best World Poetry Day Resources – Help Me Find More .
Good Commentary On Harmful ELL Study

Last week, I published a popular post about a harmful study suggesting that grade retention in third grade was beneficial to English Language Learners (see SCHOLARS APPROPRIATELY RIP RESEARCH SAYING GRADE RETENTION GOOD FOR ELLS). Today, Ed Week posted a similar commentary from researchers, and it’s definitely worth reading. Check out Don’t Be Too Quick to Retain English-Language Learners .

YESTERDAY

Check Out The Weather Channel’s Newest “immersive mixed reality” Video: “The Science Behind Ice Thickness”

OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay I’ve previously shared all the Weather Channel’s wild “immersive mixed reality” videos , including ones on ice storms and tornado. They just unveiled this latest one (you can read more about it at The Washington Post’s article, The Weather Channel uses virtual reality to reveal the terrifying danger of frozen lakes ):
Most Popular Posts Of The Week

I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE TWELFT
Pins Of The Week

I’m fairly active on Pinterest and, in fact, have curated 17,000 resources there that I haven’t shared on this blog. I thought readers might find it useful if I began sharing a handful of my most recent “pins” each week (I’m not sure if you can see them through an RSS Reader – you might have to click through to the original post). You might also be interested in My Seven Most Popular Pins In 2018
New PBS NewsHour Video: “How economic inequality might affect a society’s well-being”

OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay The PBS NewsHour did this very good segment tonight (you can see the transcript here ). I’m adding it to The Best Resources About Wealth & Income Inequality — Help Me Create A Simple Lesson Plan Using Them .
“How Can Educators Get Their First Teaching Job?”

How Can Educators Get Their First Teaching Job? is the new question-of-the-week at my Education Week Teacher column. Feel free to leave your responses in the comments section there or here…
Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007

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