Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 13, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

Research every teacher should know: self-control and learning is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

The Best Mentors Think Like Michelangelo is from The Harvard Business Review. There’s a lot of wisdom in it for teachers, much related to having high expectations students that correspond to students’ ideal vision of themselves.

Five Ways To Shift Teaching Practice So Students Feel Less Math Anxious is from MindShift. I’m adding it to The Best Apps, Online Tools & Other Resources For Math.

How to Have a Good Debate in a Meeting is from The Harvard Business Review, and shares ideas for general and effective communication skills.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures:

February 5, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

The Praise Paradox is from Behavioral Scientist. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How To Best Give Feedback To Students.

‘Liking’ vs ‘wanting’. A neuroscientific view on classroom motivation is from Hobbolog. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset:”

What Do Schools Fostering A Teacher “Growth Mindset” Look Like? is from The Shanker Institute. I’m adding it to the same list.

January 28, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

How Small Wins Unleash Creativity is an older summary (but a good one) of The Progress Principle. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students

How to Help Students Believe in Themselves is from Greater Good Magazine. I’m adding it to The Best Posts & Videos On “Hope” — Help Me Find More.

Experts Agree Social-Emotional Learning Matters, and Are Plotting Roadmap on How to Do It is from Education Week.

How to Integrate Growth Mindset Messages Into Every Part of Math Class is from MindShift. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit”

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures:

I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Ways To Use Stephen Curry & The Warriors For Teaching Social Emotional Learning Skills:

This next video demonstrates a willingness to take risks. I’m adding it to The Best Videos Illustrating Qualities Of A Successful Language Learner:

January 21, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

Harnessing the Power of Prosocial Emotions for Our Future Selves is from Behavioral Scientist. I’m adding it to My Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

Better Than Willpower is from The Atlantic. I’m adding it to the same list.

Why willpower is overrated is from Vox. Yes, it’s going on the same list.

Learning to Self Manage is from Usable Knowledge. Yup, the same list.

‘When Are We Going to Use This?’ Strategies to Help Students Find Relevance in School Work appeared in Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas For Helping Students Connect Lessons To Their Interests & The World.

January 14, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

Bruce Lee is a cult hero to many students, so the article Bruce Lee Used This Ancient Philosophy to Break Through His Limits (and Find Remarkable Success) could be a hit. It appears in Inc., and focuses his having a growth mindset. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

An Important Piece of the Student Motivation Puzzle is a really good piece from Future Ed. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students and to The Best Ideas For Helping Students Connect Lessons To Their Interests & The World.

Learning How to Measure Social and Emotional Learning is from Future Ed.

January 5, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017.

Here are this week’s picks:

Research every teacher should know: growth mindset is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

Praise the effort, not the outcome? Think again is by Carol Dweck. I’m adding it to the same list.

The Benefits of Helping Teens Identify Their Purpose in Life is from MindShift. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Students Having A “Purpose For Learning”

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures:

I know the person who sent this next tweet meant it to show a positive trait, but I believe it shows what can happen when “grit” goes wild. Our students need to be aware when it’s time to give up on something, too. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit”:

January 3, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017:

Finding Purpose for a Good Life. But Also a Healthy One. is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Students Having A “Purpose For Learning”

The Impact of Peer Personality on Academic Achievement is the title of a new study.  It goes along with other resources at The Best Resources On Developing A Sense Of Community In The Classroom.

Alabama proves that if schools don’t intervene, racist youth grow up to be racist adults is by Andre Perry. Here’s how he ends it:

The framing of the achievement gap ignores critical competencies that every student must demonstrate, and it also doesn’t reward those who have exhibited proficiency. This is where SEL advocates must show how schools can evaluate cross-cultural awareness and gender sensitivity. At the state, district and school level, we need curricula and programs that hold students to a high standard of appropriate social behavior — something that holds them accountable before they make it so close to Capitol Hill.

Supporting the Whole Teacher  is a report from the Aspen Institute and “discusses the benefits of focused efforts to address teachers’ understanding of the social and emotional dimensions of learning and provides examples of programs across the country that have found success in providing this support to teachers.”

Can Kindness Be Taught? is from The New York Times.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit”:

PRACTICE GOLD–PIANIST BARRON RYAN REFLECTS ON PRACTICE is from Doug Lemov. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The 10,000 Hour Rule & Deliberate Practice.

December 27, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

 

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists.

You might also be interested in The Best Social Emotional Learning Resources Of 2017:

Latest ‘Star Wars’ Teaches The Value Of Failure is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures.

I’m adding this tweet to the same list:

Navy Kicker Turns Last-Second Loss into a Lesson in Leadership is from The New York Times. It’s going on that list, too.

Infants make more attempts to achieve a goal when they see adults persist is the title of a new study. It doesn’t seem like a stretch to me to imagine teachers can have similar effects on students. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit.”

Seven Ways to Reduce Stress in Anxious Times and may or may not be behind a paywall. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Teens & Stress.

Ego Depletion Reduces Attention Control: Evidence from Two High-Powered Preregistered Experiments are new studies. I’m adding it to Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

Social and Emotional Learning in Out-of-School Time Settings is from The Wallace Foundation.

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