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…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

June 1, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Teachers ‘Seek Relevance & Choice’ In Professional Development”

Teachers ‘Seek Relevance & Choice’ In Professional Development is my latest Education Week Teacher post.

It includes responses from Roxanna Elden, Sally J. Zepeda, Christopher Lehman, Jennifer Abrams, PJ Caposey, Patricia Reynolds, and Sharon Milano. In addition, I’ve highlighted comments from readers. All make suggestions about how to make professional development more effective learning experiences.

Here are some excerpts:

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May 29, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Follow-Up Is Critical For Successful Professional Development”

Follow-Up Is Critical For Successful Professional Development is the title of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Today’s post shares commentaries on how to improve teacher professional development from educators Sean McComb, Robyn R. Jackson, Kelly Young, Paul Cancellieri, Jason Flom, and Barbara Blackburn.

Here are some excerpts:

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May 27, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Show Is On How To Encourage Other Teachers – & Ourselves – To Be Open To Change

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My latest BAM! Radio Show is on how to encourage other teachers — and ourselves — to be more open to change.

Educators Sally Zepeda, Bill Sterrett, Pete Hall and I have a ten minute conversation on the topic, which will also be a focus of my Education Week Teacher column next month.

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May 20, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Check Out My Interview With Sonia Nieto & Alicia Lopez On Teaching ELLs

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Well-known multicultural studies pioneer Sonia Nieto and her daughter, Alicia Lopez (an accomplished teacher of English Language Learners in her own right), are guests in my latest BAM! Radio Show.

We discuss how teachers can encourage their colleagues to support ELLs in the classroom.

Sonia and Alicia have also written a piece for one of my upcoming Education Week Teacher columns.

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May 18, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Educators Stay Because They ‘Tap Into Moral Dimension Of Teaching’

Educators Stay Because They ‘Tap Into Moral Dimension Of Teaching’ is my latest Education Week Teacher post.

Today, Kathleen Budge, William Parrett, Cathie E. West , Kevin L. O’Gorman, Jacqueline E. Jacobs and Pia Lindquist Wong contribute their commentaries on why teachers stay at high-poverty schools. In addition, I include comments from readers.

Here are some excerpts:

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