Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

November 10, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On How To Organize Great Field Trips

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6 Ways to Take Your Field Trips from Good to Great is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

Herb Broda, Anne Jenks, and Jennifer Orr join me in the discussion, and they have also contributed written commentaries to a future Education Week Teacher column.

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

November 8, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“It’s ‘Vital’ for Teachers to ‘Integrate Controversial Topics Into Lessons'”

It’s ‘Vital’ for Teachers to ‘Integrate Controversial Topics Into Lessons’ is the fifth and final post in my Education Week Teacher series on handling “controversial” topics in the classroom.

The series is “wrapped-up” with commentaries by Meg Riordan, Lymaris Santana, Sarah Thomas, and Thomas Armstrong, along with many comments from readers.

Here are some excerpts:

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I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Articles On How To Teach “Controversial” Topics.

November 5, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘Controversial Topics Should not be Avoided’ in School”

‘Controversial Topics Should not be Avoided’ in School is the headline of Part Four in my five-part Ed Week series on handling controversial issues in the classroom.

In it, Sara Ahmed, Jennifer Borgioli, Kevin Scott, Erik M. Francis, Phil Hunsberger, Jackie Walsh, Beth Sattes, Dave Stuart Jr. share their ideas.

Here are some excerpts:

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November 3, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Sharing The Best Online Tools Is Topic Of My Latest BAM! Radio Show

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11 Smart Tips for Navigating the Ed Tech Jungle is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

I discuss the topic with educators Anna Bartosik, Jared Covili, and Sam Patterson. Each of them have also contributed a written commentary to an upcoming Education Week Teacher series.

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

November 1, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Teachers Should Examine ‘Biases’ When Discussing ‘Sensitive’ Topics”

Teachers Should Examine ‘Biases’ When Discussing ‘Sensitive’ Topics is part three in my Ed Week series on handling “controversial” issues in the classroom.

Dominique Williams, Matthew Homrich-Knieling, Meg White, Kristina J. Doubet, Jessica A. Hockett, Vance Austin, Stephanie Smith contribute their thoughts today. There are two more upcoming posts in the series.

Here are some excerpts:

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October 30, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘Fear’ Should not Stop us From Exploring ‘Controversial’ Topics in School”

‘Fear’ Should not Stop us From Exploring ‘Controversial’ Topics in School is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

It’s the second post in a five-part series.

In it, Gabriella Corales, Tom Rademacher, Martha Caldwell, Oman Frame, Danny Woo, Paul Barnwell, Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski share their responses to the question: “How do you handle controversial issues in the classroom?”

Here are some excerpts:

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October 28, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Teachers Lose ‘Credibility’ if we Don’t Address ‘Controversial’ Topics”

Teachers Lose ‘Credibility’ if we Don’t Address ‘Controversial’ Topics is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Lorena Germán, Adeyemi Stembridge, Stephen Lazar, Jen Schwanke and Aubrie Rojee share their ideas on how to handle so-called “controversial” topics in the classroom.

Here are some excerpts:

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