Author: Larry Ferlazzo

Class Blogs – Lots Of Them!

Class blogs can be a great content resource, as well as a place where students can share their own work. The Edublogger has just published an updated list of class blogs from around the world that can function as great examples. Not all of mine are on the list. If you want to check them out, here they are: Class Blog: Beginner & Intermediate ELD Class Blog: Theory of Knowledge Class Blog: U.S. History Class Blog — World History Share...

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“The Value of ‘Peer Teaching'”

The Value of ‘Peer Teaching’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column. In it, Amber Chandler, Cheryl Mizerny, Andrew Miller, Dr. Karen Goeller, Michael D. Toth, Megan Bang, Laura M. Brady, Stephanie A. Fryberg, and Mary C. Murphy share their ideas on students as teachers. Here are some excerpts: Share...

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A Look Back: New Study Finds VAM Is Biased Against Teachers Of “At Risk” Students

This blog has gained many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here. This post originally appeared in 2017:   There are lots of problems with VAM (Value Added Models, though I’ve also see the “M” stand for “Measurement”) being used for teacher evaluation. You can read about them at The Best Resources For Learning About The “Value-Added” Approach Towards Teacher Evaluation. A new study...

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