Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

December 22, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Latest BAM! Radio Show Is On Challenges Facing Math Teachers

My latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show is on the challenges facing math teachers and how to overcome them.

Makeda Brome and Pia Hansen join me in the conversation, and they both have also contributed written responses for one of my future Education Week Teacher columns.

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

December 21, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Students Exposed to Trauma are ‘Full of Promise'”

Students Exposed to Trauma are ‘Full of Promise’ is the headline of Part Two in my Education Week Teacher series on…student trauma.

In it, Adeyemi Stembridge, Sarah Kirby-Gonzalez, Signe Whitson, Natalie Patterson, Josh Patterson share their thoughts.

Here are some excerpts:

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December 20, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Ten Most Popular BAM! Radio Shows – 2016

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I’ve done well over one-hundred eight-minute BAM! Radio shows to accompany my Education Week Teacher columns (see All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions).

I am continually surprised by the tens of thousands of downloads they get each month.

Here are the top ten most popular ones for this year:

1.How Great Principals Help Teachers Grow: They Do This, Not That with Mark Estrada and Diana Laufenberg.

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

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

4. Classroom Management: Cultivating Student Self-Control with Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman, Bryan Harris and Amanda Koonlaba, M.Ed.

5. The Look and Feel of Culturally Responsive Instruction with Django Paris.

6. Identifying ELLs with Special Needs: What Are the Signs? with Maria Montalvo, Beverly Maxwell, Ann Wilson, and Jennie Farnell.

7. What Is Metacognition? Let’s Think About It with Matt Renwick, Laura Robb and Teresa Diaz.

8. Using Data In Education: The Good, the Bad and the Numbers with Myron Dueck, Dr. Jenni Donohoo, and Nancy Fichtman Dana.

9. Rethinking Student Discipline, Punishment and Accountability with Timothy Hilton, Shane Safir, and Jen Adkins.

10. What Is the Value of Colleges of Education to Active K-12 Teachers? with Pia Wong and Benjamin Riley.

December 17, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Ways Educators can Respond to Student Trauma”

Ways Educators can Respond to Student Trauma is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Mary Ann Zehr, Dr. Jennifer Davis Bowman, Cindi Rigsbee, Kenneth Baum, David Krulwich, Judie Haynes, Dr. Debbie Zacarian and Lourdes Alvarez-Ortiz, PhD share their ideas.

Here are some excerpts:

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December 15, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM Radio Show Is On Using ELLs Home Language In The Classroom

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What is the role of an ELL student’s home language in the classroom? That’s the question that we discuss on my latest BAM! Radio Show.

I’m joined by ELL educators Melissa Eddington, Wendi Pillars, and Tracey Flores, who have also all contributed written responses to a future Education Week Teacher column.

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

December 14, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘Great Field Trips Expand the Mind'”

‘Great Field Trips Expand the Mind’ is the headline of the third-and-last post in my Education Week Teacher series.

In it, Daniel L. Schwartz, Jessica M. Tsang, Kristen P. Blair, Otis Kriegel, Stephanie Smith Budhai, Faye Brenner, and Effuah Sam offer their suggestions on handling field trips.

Here are some excerpts:

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I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Organizing & Maximizing Field Trips – Both “Real” & “Virtual”

December 12, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Leveraging Field Trips to ‘Deepen Learning'”

Leveraging Field Trips to ‘Deepen Learning’ is the headline of Part Two of my Education Week Teacher series.

In it, Ron Berger, Camille A. Farrington, Gail Desler, Abby Schneiderjohn, and Mike Janatovich contribute their thoughts on the best ways to plan and use field trips.

Here are some excerpts:

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