Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

June 10, 2014
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On “How Is Globalization Changing How and What You Teach?”

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How Is Globalization Changing How and What You Teach? is the topic of my latest ten minute BAM! Radio Show. I’m joined by John Spencer and Diana Laufenberg. They are both contributors to an upcoming Ed Week column on the topic.

This is my last show until late August but, in the meantime, you’ll have plenty of time to catch-up on the twenty-one episodes I’ve recorded so far…

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June 4, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Show: “How Can Teachers Meet the Common Core Requirement for Complex Reading?”

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How Can Teachers Meet the Common Core Requirement for Complex Reading? is the title of my new ten minute conversation with Amy Benjamin and Wendi Pillars at my BAM! Radio show.

It’s also a topic for my Ed Week column later this month.

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May 28, 2014
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“What Are We Losing By Eliminating Arts From the Curriculum?” Is Topic Of My Latest BAM! Radio Program

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What Are We Losing By Eliminating Arts From the Curriculum? is the topic of my latest BAM! Radio program.

Virginia McEnerney and David Booth are my guests as we have a ten minute conversation.

They have also contributed written comments for an upcoming post at my Ed Week Teacher column….

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May 21, 2014
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How We Can Develop a Culture of Success in Schools Is Topic Of My New BAM! Radio Program

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What Can We Do to Develop a Culture of Success in Schools? is the title of my latest BAM! Radio program.

Heather Wolpert-Gawron, Chris Lehmann, and I have a ten minute conversation about the topic.

Look for their written contributions in a future post at my Ed Week blog.

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May 6, 2014
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“What Are the Best Ways for Teachers to Work With School Counselors?” Is Topic Of My Latest BAM! Program

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What Are the Best Ways for Teachers to Work With School Counselors? is the topic of my latest ten minute BAM! Radio program.

I talk with Mindy Willard, 2013 American School Counselor of the Year, and Leticia Gallardo, who is the best counselor I’ve ever seen.

They are both contributors to an upcoming Ed Week column I have on the subject.

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April 30, 2014
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On “How Can We Help Students (And Ourselves) Stay Organized?”

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My latest ten minuted BAM! Radio segment is on “How Can We Help Students (And Ourselves) Stay Organized?.”

Check out the conversation I had with educator/authors Julia Thompson and Ariel Sacks. They both also have made a written contribution to an upcoming Ed Week column on the topic.

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April 23, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New Radio Program: “How Can Administrators Help Support an Engaging Curriculum in the Classroom?”

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My new BAM! Radio program is on How Can Administrators Help Support an Engaging Curriculum in the Classroom?

Kelly Young (who I consider to be my primary mentor) and Anne Reeves are my guests in this nine-minute podcast.

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April 9, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Podcast Is Tragically Timely: “How Can We Help Students Handle Loss and Grief?”

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Tragically, my brand new BAM! podcast is very timely with today’s stabbings in Pennsylvania.

Mary Tedrow and Stephen Lazar join me in a ten minute conversation on How Can We Help Students Handle Loss and Grief?

You might also find these resources useful:

The Best Resources For Helping Students Deal With Grief

The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies

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April 2, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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I Interview Carol Tomlinson In My New BAM! Podcast

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I interview Carol Tomlinson in my latest ten-minute BAM! Radio program on How Can We Differentiate Instruction More Effectively?

As most would agree, there is no one more knowledgeable on differentiation than Carol, and it was a privilege interviewing her.

Also look for her written contribution to a future column at my Education Week Teacher blog.

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March 26, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Podcast: What Are The Benefits & Challenges Of A One-To-One Program?

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My latest nine-minute BAM! Radio Podcast is on What Are the Real Benefits of a 1:1 Program? What Are the Biggest Challenges?

Educators Alice Barr and Troy Hicks share their thoughts, and they are also among contributors to one of my future Education Week columns on the topic.

I’m adding it to The Best Resources On “One-To-One” Laptop/Tablet Programs.

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March 19, 2014
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My New Podcast: “How Can We Get All Students in Our Classes Thinking & Learning All the Time?

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How Can We Get All Students in Our Classes Thinking and Learning All the Time? is the topic of my latest nine-minute BAM! Radio podcast (it will also be a topic next month in my Education Week Teacher column).

My guests are Bill and Pérsida Himmele, and Jim Peterson.

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March 4, 2014
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My New BAM! Radio Program: “What Are the Five Best Practices to Promote Better Student Learning?”

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The latest episode of my nine-minute BAM! Radio podcast is on What Are the Five Best Practices to Promote Better Student Learning?

My guests are Diana Laufenberg and National Teacher Of The Year Jeff Charbonneau. They have both contributed a written response to that question for one of my future Education Week Teacher columns.

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February 25, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Podcast: “How Can We Better Support English Language Learners?”

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What Do We Need to Do to Better Support English Language Learners?
is the subject of my latest nine minute BAM! Radio podcast with guests Karen Nemeth, Ed.M. and Judie Haynes.

Karen and Judie are both contributors to an upcoming column at my Education Week Teacher blog on the same subject.

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February 18, 2014
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My New BAM! Podcast: “How Can We Reduce Teacher Attrition at High-Poverty Schools?”

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My latest nine-minute BAM! podcast tackles the question “How can we reduce teacher attrition at high-poverty schools?”

My guests are Barnett Berry and Ilana Garon, who have both contributed a written response to a future column on this topic at my Education Week Teacher blog.

It’s a Part Two to my podcast from last week, which was on Why Precisely Do Teachers Leave High Poverty Schools?

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February 12, 2014
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“Why Do Teachers Leave High-Poverty Schools?” Is My Latest Nine-Minute Podcast

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Why Do Teachers Leave High-Poverty Schools? is my latest nine-minute BAM! podcast, and it a pretty interesting one.

I interview teachers Paul Bruno and Angel L. Cintron Jr.

Note that, for some reason, BAM! placed it second-from-the-top instead of at the top just now. However, I just emailed them about the mistake so, by the time you read this they might have already moved it to the top of the page where it should be….

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February 5, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“How Do We Help Our Students Become Better Readers?” Is My New Podcast — With Donalyn Miller!

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Check out my latest eight minute BAM! podcast, this time with Donalyn Miller, educator, author, and admired by all of us who teach reading.

Donalyn, and others, have contributed to an upcoming series at my Education Week Teacher column on teaching reading.

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February 2, 2014
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Check-Out My Weekly Eight-Minute Podcast If You Haven’t Already

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Classroom Q and A, the new BAM! weekly podcast I’m doing in conjunction with my Education Week teacher advice column, is getting a fair amount of attention.

Each one is about eight minutes, which is my usual attention span for a podcast, so they’re short, sweet, and informative, with great guests!

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January 28, 2014
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My Newest 8-Minute Podcast: “What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement?”

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What Are the Basics Every Teacher Should Know About the Maker Movement? is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! podcast.

My guests are Sylvia Martinez and Tanya Baker. Sylvia Martinez is co-author of “Invent to Learn: Making, Tinkering, and Engineering in the Classroom.” She works with schools worldwide to introduce Maker tools, technology. Tanya Baker has been the director of National Programs at the National Writing Project (NWP) since 2007.

They are both contributing an upcoming column in my Ed Week Teacher blog on the same topic.

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