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February 8, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “4 concerns about Michelle Rhee”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’m highlighting a short piece I wrote for The Washington Post three years ago titled 4 Concerns About Michelle Rhee.

Here’s an excerpt:

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February 2, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Developing Teacher Leadership for the Long Haul”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

I gave a keynote to last year’s K-12 Online Conference on developing leadership in learning, and I’ve embedded the video of it below.

I also wrote a piece for Education Week Teacher on the same topic. It was titled Developing Teacher Leadership for the Long Haul.

Here’s an excerpt:

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January 31, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Getting students to engage — not just comply”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Getting students to engage — not just comply is a piece I wrote for The Washington Post last year.

It describes how I hold students accountable for reading at home.

Here’s an excerpt:

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January 25, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Cultivating A Positive Environment For Students”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’d like to highlight an excerpt form one of my books that appeared in Ed Week Teacher a year ago: Cultivating A Positive Environment For Students.

Here’s an excerpt from that excerpt:

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January 24, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’m highlighting an excerpt from one of my books that The Washington Post published last year. It’s called Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school.

Here’s a portion of it:

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January 21, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Five ways to get kids to want to read and write”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’m highlighting an excerpt from one of my books that The Washington Post published. The excerpt is titled Five ways to get kids to want to read and write.

Here’s an excerpt:

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January 20, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “Why we can’t all get along over school reform”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

Today, I’m revisiting a piece I wrote last year for The Washington Post on the importance of tension in organizing for change. It’s titled Why we can’t all get along over school reform.

Here’s an excerpt:

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January 18, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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From The Archives: “What to do — and not do — for growing number of English Language Learners”

I’ve recently re-started an effort I’ve tried to do previously by regularly highlighting previous posts and articles I’ve shared in previous years that I think might be worth a second look.

What to do — and not do — for growing number of English Language Learners is a piece that my colleague Katie Hull Sypnieski and I wrote for The Washington Post.

Here’s an excerpt:

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