Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

May 2, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“The Value Of ‘Small Learning Communities'”

The Value Of ‘Small Learning Communities’ is the title of my latest post at Education Week Teacher.

Educators Ted Appel, ReLeah Cossett, PJ Caposey and Tom Hoerr contribute their commentaries today sharing different perspectives on what a “small learning community” might look like….

I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Small Learning Communities.

Here are some excerpts:

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April 29, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“The Do’s and Don’t’s of Effective Professional Development” Is Focus Of My New BAM! Show

The Do’s and Don’t’s of Effective Professional Development is the title of my latest BAM! Radio Show.

Rick Wormeli and I have a ten-minute conversation on the topic. Rick has also contributed a major written commentary about professional development that will appear in my Education Week Teacher column next month.

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April 25, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Ways To Teach Common Core Math To ELLs”

Ways To Teach Common Core Math To ELLs is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, educators Bill Zahner, Ben Spielberg, Gladis Kersaint, Denisse R. Thompson, Maria Montelvo-Balbed, and Denise Huddlestun share their suggestions for how teachers can best handle the challenge of teaching Common Core Math to English Language Learners.

Here are some excerpts:

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I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching Common Core Math To English Language Learners.

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April 19, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Ways To Build ‘Authentic Engagement’ & Not ‘Strategic Compliance'”

Ways To Build ‘Authentic Engagement’ & Not ‘Strategic Compliance’ is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher post.

Educators Vicki Davis, Rusul Alrubail, Laura Cabrera and Dana Dusbiber contribute their suggestions on how to promote student engagement.

Here are some excerpts:

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April 17, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Strategies For Encouraging Student Engagement”

Strategies For Encouraging Student Engagement is my latest Education Week Teacher post.

In it, William & Pérsida Himmele, Jennifer Gonzalez and Karen Lirenman share their ideas on how to increase the chances of all students participating all the time in class.

Here are some excerpts:

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