Author: Larry Ferlazzo

A Look Back: “New Meta-Analysis Identifies Instructional Strategies To Help Struggling Adolescent Readers”

During this month, I’ll be taking a break now-and-then from blogging to both take some R & R and to finish-up some more extended writing projects. During this short break, I’ll be re-posting some of my favorite posts of 2018. You might also be interested in A Look Back: All My Favorite Posts From The Past Eleven Years In One Place!   What instructional strategies can best assist struggling adolescent readers? A new study, A Synthesis of Reading Interventions and Effects on Reading Comprehension Outcomes for Older Struggling Readers, seeks to answer that question. It’s behind a paywall (there are...

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Ed Tech Digest

Four years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech. You might also be interested in The Best Ed Tech Resources Of 2018 – So Far. Here are this week’s choices: Start the Year Sharing Two Apps with Students is from Megan Kelly at Middleweb. Simplify Classroom Differentiation With The New Quizalize is from…Quizalize. I’ve written a lot about Quizalize in the past. Charter school network spreads ‘personalized...

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Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week

Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. You might also be interested in The Best Articles (& Blog Posts) Offering Practical Advice & Resources To Teachers In 2016 – Part Two ; The Best Resources On Class Instruction In 2017 – Part Two and The Best Resources On Class Instruction In 2018 – So Far Here are this week’s picks: Doc Academy offers free video clips from documentaries and related lesson plans. I’m adding it to The Best Sites Offering Free Lesson Plans...

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New Resources On Race & Racism

I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists. You can find links to all of those many lists that relate to race and racism at “Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching & Learning About Race & Racism: The State of America’s Student-Teacher Racial Gap: Our Public School System Has Been Majority-Minority for Years, but 80 Percent of Teachers Are Still White is from The 74. I’m adding it to New & Revised: The Best Resources For Understanding Why We Need More Teachers Of Color. To Future White Teachers, Here’s a Resource Guide So You Don’t Have to...

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Three New Resources For Helping Teach About Climate Change

Here are three new additions to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change: Which cities are liveable without air conditioning – and for how much longer? is from The Guardian. The WIRED Guide to Climate Change is from…Wired. Red hot planet: This summer’s punishing and historic heat in 7 maps and charts is from The Washington Post. Share...

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