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May 23, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Teaching can be Tough, but We’re Also ‘Lucky'”

Teaching can be Tough, but We’re Also ‘Lucky’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Jen Schwanke, Amanda Koonlaba, Jennifer Orr, Allison Rodman, Patricia (Tish) Jennings, Peter P. Leibman and Bill Ivey contribute their thoughts on responding to tough teaching moments.

Here are some excerpts:

May 18, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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How Administrators Can Support Curriculum Innovations Is The Topic Of My Latest BAM! Radio Show

My latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show is on how administrators can support curriculum innovations.

I’m joined in the discussion by Dr. Sanée Bell and Mark Estrada, who have both contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

I’m adding it to All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions.

May 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Tech Helps us ‘be a Little Less Common & go far Beyond the Core'”

Tech Helps us ‘be a Little Less Common & go far Beyond the Core’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Kristin Ziemke, Amber Teamann, Erik M. Francis, Shelly Lynn Counsell, Marsha Ratzel, and Richard Byrne share their ideas on the role of tech in meeting the Common Core Standards.

Here are some excerpts:

I’m adding it to The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core — I Hope You’ll Contribute More.

May 16, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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All My BAM! Radio Shows About Ed Tech

Regular readers know that I do a weekly eight-minute online radio show with BAM! that accompanies my Education Week Teacher columns. They’ve become quite popular and will probably hit 60,000 downloads in this month alone…

I’ve done a lot of them! And, like my column, they cover many different topics (see All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions).

So, to make it a little easier for readers/listeners, I’ve started making thematic lists with links to the shows covering a general topic.

So far, I’ve compiled these lists:

All My BAM! Radio Shows About English Language Learners

All My BAM! Radio Shows About Social Emotional Learning

All My BAM! Radio Shows About Classroom Management

Now, it’s time for the ones I’ve done on ed tech related issues, and I’ll be adding links here to new related shows:

Successful One-to-One Programs: Do This, Avoid Doing That with Heather Staker and Anne Jenks.

Using Tech To Achieve Common Core Standards with Michele Haiken, Ed.D. and Julie D. Ramsay.

11 Smart Tips for Navigating the Ed Tech Jungle with Anna Bartosik, Jared Covili, Sam Patterson.

Why the Death of Paper Books May Be Greatly Exaggerated with Dan Willingham and Kristin Ziemke.

Ed Tech Problems: Avoiding Those You Can, Managing Those You Can’t with Anne Jenks, Larissa Pahomov, and Jared Covili.

Personalized Learning: Another Buzzword or a “Must-Know” Teaching Strategy? with Allison Zmuda, Diana Laufenberg, Pernille Ripp.

Teaching Strategies 2.0: What Is a Digital Portfolio? Why It Matters with Rusul Alrubail, Michael Fisher

Maker Movement, DYI, 3D Printers: New Fad or Real Path to 21st Century Skills? with Laura Blankenship

What Are the Real Benefits of a 1:1 Program? What Are the Biggest Challenges? with Alice Barr, Dr. Troy Hicks

What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement? with Sylvia Martinez, Tanya Baker

May 16, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Author Interview: ‘Digital Writing For English Language Learners'”

Author Interview: ‘Digital Writing For English Language Learners’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Rusul Alrubail agreed to answer a few questions about her new book, Digital Writing For English Language Learners.

Here’s an excerpt:

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