Friday, December 4, 2020

A VERY BUSY DAY Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007

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Friday’s Must-Read Articles & Must-Watch Videos On School Closures
Megan_Rexazin / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING WHAT SCHOOLS WILL LOOK LIKE IN THE FALL : Amid COVID-19 surge, parents must decide: When schools reopen, will they send their kids? is from The Los Angeles Times. What Newsom’s COVID stay-at-home order means for schools in the Sacramento region is from The Sacramento Bee. When will children get a coronavirus vaccine? Not
Cool Video: Colorized Clips Of Cities Around The World – In The 1890’s!
LwcyD / Pixabay Now this is an interesting video, one that I think students would also find engaging: The start of motion pictures, late 1890’s. Rare film of cities, towns and countries. High-quality remastered prints from the Lumiere archives and EYE Film Museum.
My Latest BAM! Radio Show Is On Racism & What White Educators Should Do About It
Racism In the Classroom: What White Educators Can Do to Help is the present title of my latest ten-minute BAM! Radio Show. I’ve actually requested that they change the title since I think it sounds a bit paternalistic. The show does offer suggestions for what white educators should read and what they can do to combat racism. I’m joined in the conversation by Keisha Rembert, Dr. Denita Harris and
Failing Grades Skyrocketing For Vulnerable Student Populations – Our Schools Have A Huge Problem
Today’s Washington Post article, Failing grades double and triple — some rising sixfold — amid pandemic learning is one of the most depressing articles any educator is going to read this year. In addition to the textbox above, here’s another excerpt: In Montgomery, a diverse system of more than 161,000 students, Black and Hispanic students from families at or near the poverty line were among the
Here’s A Message From Santa To You, & Your ELL Students Can Easily Create Their Own!
OpenClipart-Vectors / Pixabay SynthesiaSanta invites you to write a script for what you want Santa to say and then uses artificial intelligence to create a video showing Santa actually saying it! English Language Learner students would have a ball with it! I’m adding it to The Best Places To Learn About Christmas, Hanukkah, & Kwanzaa . Here’s a message from Santa to readers of this blog: https://
This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues
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 2019 – PART TWO ): How DeVos May Have