Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

December 22, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Newest BAM! Radio Show Is On Using Video In Classrooms

 

My latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show is on Best Practices For Using Video in Classrooms.

I’m joined in the discussion by Dr. Rebecca Alber, Ken Halla, and Jason Griffith, who have all also contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

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

December 20, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My Most Popular BAM! Radio Shows Of The Year – 2017

 

The weekly eight-minute BAM! Radio shows that accompany my Education Week Teacher columns have become pretty popular – they now get downloaded over 70,000 times each month.

I thought reader might be interested in seeing which were the most popular ones this year (you might also be interested in All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions).

I’m adding this post to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!

Here are the top five:

1. Great Uses and Misuses of Taxonomies in the Classroom

2. Helping ELLs Develop Academic Language and Argument Skills

3. How Teaching and Schools Might Look 20 Years from Now

4. The Most Practical Ways to Get Students to Lead Their Learning

5. Avoiding the Biggest Mistakes We Make When Teaching Reading

December 15, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On Mistakes We Make Teaching Writing

The Biggest Mistakes We Make When Teaching Writing is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show (if you listen on iTunes, it might have the wrong title – that will be fixed over the weekend. But the show’s content is the same).

I’m joined in the discussion by Kathleen Neagle Sokolowski, Mary Ann Zehr, and Lisa Eickholdt, who have all contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

I’ll add the link to All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions.

December 9, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On Best Practices For The Secondary Math Classroom

Math Best Practices: Do You Know Them When You See Them? is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

I’m joined by Jill Henry and David Wees in the discussion. They have both contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

I’ll add the link to All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions.

November 30, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On The Importance Of Ethnic Studies Classes

The Rise and Resistance to Ethnic Studies Classes is the title of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath and Tony Diaz join me in the discussion, and they both have also contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

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

November 20, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My “All-Time” Favorite BAM! Radio Episodes

 

I’ve been doing weekly eight-to-ten minute BAM! Radio shows for a few years now to accompany my Education Week Teacher advice column.

You can see all of them at All My BAM Radio Shows – Linked With Descriptions (and there are many episodes!), but I thought I’d make a list of my “All-Time Favorite” ones to add to All Of My “All-Time” Best Lists In One Place!

Here are my choices (not in order of preference), and I’ll add to them on an on-going basis:

What Are the Habits of Lifelong Readers, How Do We Instill Them? with Donalyn Miller

How Can We Get All Students in Our Classes Thinking and Learning All the Time? with Bill and Pérsida Himmele, Jim Peterson

How Can We Differentiate Instruction More Effectively? with Carol Tomlinson

Dissecting Grades: What Do They Mean, What Are They Worth? with Rick Wormeli

Second Thoughts: Teacher Attire, Does it Really Matter? with Roxanna Elden, Renee Moore

What Is the Best Way to Train Student Teachers? with Emily Geltz, Linda Rief

What Are the Myths and Misconceptions Around Formative Assessment? with Nancy Frey

Can We Effectively Evaluate Teachers Based on Factors Teachers Completely Control? with Ben Spielberg and Ted Appel

How Can We Increase the Ranks of Teachers of Color? with Gloria Ladson-Billings

What Are the Differences Between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry Learning? with Jeff Wilhelm, Suzie Boss

Exploring the Difference Between Student Participation and Student Engagement with Jennifer Gonzalez, Bill and Pérsida Himmele

Encouraging Other Teachers Who Work with English Language Learners with Sonia Nieto, Alicia Lopez

Closing the Teacher Diversity Gap: What It Takes with Dr. Travis Bristol

What Is Grit? Can Grit Be Taught? Who Is Responsible for Grit? with Ebony McGee, Kristi Mraz, Christine Hertz

My Biggest Teaching Mistake and What I Learned from It with Ekuwah Moses, Julia Thompson, Roxanna Elden

Bridging the Cultural Barrier with Immigrant Parents with Rusul Alrubail, Anna Bartosik and Jordan Lanfair.

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

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

Using the First Language of English Language Learners with Melissa Eddington, Wendi Pillars, and Tracey Flores.

Teaching Student to Transfer Learning to New Problems with Nancy Frey, PhD and Adeyemi Stembridge, PhD.

How Can Teachers Approach Race and Bias in the Classroom? with Dr. Sanée Bell, Raquel Ríos, Ph.D., Adeyemi Stembridge, Ph.D., and Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath

November 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Explores What Policy Makers Don’t Understand About Education

What Many Policy Makers Don’t Understand About Schools is the topic of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

Jennie Magiera, Amanda Koonlaba, and Dr. Sanée Bell join me in the discussion. They have also all contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

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

November 11, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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My New BAM! Radio Show Is On Using Questions In The Classroom

How to Ask Better Questions to Maximize Student Learning is the topic of my latest eight-minute BAM! Radio Show.

I’m joined by Jeri Asaro and Dan Rothstein, who have also contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

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

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