Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

March 4, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Quote Of The Day: Principals Can “Create The Conditions” For A Positive Climate

I’ve shared many posts over the years that Larry Cuban has written (search his name on my blog results in 136 mentions).

Here’s just written another good post titled School and Classroom Cultures: Easy To Describe but Tough To Create and Sustain.

Here’s an excerpt that echoes something that Ken Robinson has said in the past (see “You Cannot Make A Plant Grow — You Can Provide The Conditions For Growth”):


You’ll want to read his entire post, not least for the reason that he offers several links to supporting research….

December 15, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo

Quote Of The Day: How Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is Affecting Kids

I’ve previously posted about the impact verbal attacks on Muslims are having on students (see Quote Of The Day: Attorney Journal Loretta Lynch On Anti-Muslim Bullying In Schools).

The Associated Press has just published a related story, In schools, on streets and TV, children feel Muslim backlash.

Here’s an excerpt:


December 3, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo

Quote Of The Day: “Experts” Are Often Close-Minded

I don’t know of anyone in the education world (and, probably, outside of it) who wouldn’t benefit from reading the NPR article headlined Being Labeled An Expert May Contribute To Someone Being Closed-Minded.

Here’s an excerpt from the article, which summarizes a recently-completed study:


November 25, 2015
by Larry Ferlazzo

Quote Of The Day: “Rethinking the Way We Teach Thanksgiving”

Rethinking the Way We Teach Thanksgiving is the headline of today’s New York Times “Room For Debate” feature.

It shares five different perspectives, primarily from educators.

Here’s an excerpt from the piece written by Yatibaey Evans of the National Indian Education Association:


I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn & Teach About Thanksgiving.

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