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November 20, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My “All-Time” Favorite BAM! Radio Episodes

 

I’ve been doing weekly eight-to-ten minute BAM! Radio shows for a few years now to accompany my Education Week Teacher advice column.

You can see all of them at All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions (and there are many episodes!), but I thought I’d make a list of my “All-Time Favorite” ones to add to All Of My “All-Time” Best Lists In One Place!

Here are my choices (not in order of preference), and I’ll add to them on an on-going basis:

What Are the Habits of Lifelong Readers, How Do We Instill Them? with Donalyn Miller

How Can We Get All Students in Our Classes Thinking and Learning All the Time? with Bill and Pérsida Himmele, Jim Peterson

How Can We Differentiate Instruction More Effectively? with Carol Tomlinson

Dissecting Grades: What Do They Mean, What Are They Worth? with Rick Wormeli

Second Thoughts: Teacher Attire, Does it Really Matter? with Roxanna Elden, Renee Moore

What Is the Best Way to Train Student Teachers? with Emily Geltz, Linda Rief

What Are the Myths and Misconceptions Around Formative Assessment? with Nancy Frey

Can We Effectively Evaluate Teachers Based on Factors Teachers Completely Control? with Ben Spielberg and Ted Appel

How Can We Increase the Ranks of Teachers of Color? with Gloria Ladson-Billings

What Are the Differences Between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning? with Jeff Wilhelm, Suzie Boss

Exploring the Difference Between Student Participation and Student Engagement with Jennifer Gonzalez, Bill and Pérsida Himmele

Encouraging Other Teachers Who Work with English Language Learners with Sonia Nieto, Alicia Lopez

Closing the Teacher Diversity Gap: What It Takes with Dr. Travis Bristol

What Is Grit? Can Grit Be Taught? Who Is Responsible for Grit? with Ebony McGee, Kristi Mraz, Christine Hertz

My Biggest Teaching Mistake and What I Learned from It with Ekuwah Moses, Julia Thompson, Roxanna Elden

Bridging the Cultural Barrier with Immigrant Parents with Rusul Alrubail, Anna Bartosik and Jordan Lanfair.

I Want My Kids to Feel Comfortable Making Mistakes, but… with Doug Lemov, Danny Woo and Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski.

Handling “Controversial” Issues In The Classroom with Lorena German, Stephen Lazar and Adeyemi Stembridge, Ph.D.

Using the First Language of English Language Learners with Melissa Eddington, Wendi Pillars, and Tracey Flores.

Teaching Student to Transfer Learning to New Problems with Nancy Frey, PhD and Adeyemi Stembridge, PhD.

How Can Teachers Approach Race and Bias in the Classroom? with Dr. Sanée Bell, Raquel Ríos, Ph.D., Adeyemi Stembridge, Ph.D., and Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath

November 20, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Using Questions That ‘Position Students as Meaning-Makers'”

Using Questions That ‘Position Students as Meaning-Makers’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Sean Kelly, Sidney D’Mello, Shelly Lynn Counsell, Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman, Rachael Williams, and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm contribute their advice on how teachers can use questions with students.

Here are some excerpts:

November 18, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Ways to use Questions Effectively in the Classroom”

Ways to use Questions Effectively in the Classroom is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Jeri Asaro, Dan Rothstein, Diana Laufenberg, Rebecca Mieliwocki, Jenny Edwards, Scott Reed, Cara Jackson and Ben Johnson share suggestions on how to use questions effectively in the classroom.

Here are some excerpts:

November 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Explores What Policy Makers Don’t Understand About Education

What Many Policy Makers Don’t Understand About Schools is the topic of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

Jennie Magiera, Amanda Koonlaba, and Dr. Sanée Bell join me in the discussion. They have also all contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

I’ll adding the link to All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions.

November 13, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘It’s an Exciting Time to be an Educator'”

‘It’s an Exciting Time to be an Educator’ is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Donna Wilson, Marcus Conyers, Rachael George, Meghan Everette, and Carolina Pérez offer their nominations for the most exciting developments in education today.

Here are some excerpts:

November 11, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On Using Questions In The Classroom

How to Ask Better Questions to Maximize Student Learning is the topic of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

I’m joined by Jeri Asaro and Dan Rothstein, who have also contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

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

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