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…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

April 4, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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A Good Reading Lesson Doesn’t ‘Put Standards Before Students’

A Good Reading Lesson Doesn’t ‘Put Standards Before Students’ is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, educators Cheryl B. Dobbertin, Ilse O’Brien, Katherine S. McKnight and Regie Routman share their thoughts on reading lessons connected to Common Core Standards.

Here are some excerpts:

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April 2, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Common Core Math & ELLs Is Focus Of My New BAM! Radio Show

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How Are Common Core Standards Impacting Teaching Math to ELLs? is the topic of my latest ten-minute BAM! Radio Show.

I talk with Ben Spielberg, Denisse R. Thompson, and Gladis Kersaint, all whom have also contributed written commentaries which will appear in one of my future Education Week Teacher columns.

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March 31, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Learning By Doing – Part Two”

Learning By Doing – Part Two is my latest Education Week Teacher post.

Jeff C. Marshall, Nancy Sulla, Derek Cabrera, Christopher Panna, Heather Wolpert-Gawron and Ron Berger all share their thoughts on the differences between project-based, problem-based, and inquiry learing. In addition, I include a comment from an experienced reader.

Here are some excerpts:

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March 29, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Different Ways Of ‘Learning By Doing'”

Different Ways Of ‘Learning By Doing’ is Part One in my Education Week series on cooperative learning.

In it, educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning.

Here are some excerpts:

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March 25, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Join Me For A Free March 31st Ed Week Chat On Classroom Management

Solving the ‘Mystery’ of Classroom Management is the topic of a free online chat I’ll be doing for Education Week on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, 4 to 5 p.m. ET.

You can read all about it here.

It’s a follow-up to the recent excerpt that Ed Week published from my new book.

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March 24, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Practical Strategies For Student Engagement Is Topic Of My New BAM! Radio Show

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Exploring the Difference Between Student Participation and Student Engagement is the topic of my latest BAM! Radio Show.

Jennifer Gonzalez and Bill and Pérsida Himmele join me in a ten minute conversation on that topic, which will also be the focus of one of my upcoming Education Week Teacher columns.

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