Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

May 27, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

New Resources On Ramadan

Ramadan has begun, and here are new additions to The Best Sites To Teach & Learn About Ramadan:

How teachers can support students during Ramadan is by Rusul Alrubail.

Why Ramadan is called Ramadan is from Quartz.

May 24, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

“Erik Weihenmayer becomes first blind man to climb Everest” On This Day In 2001 – Here Are Related Resources

Erik Weihenmayer climbed Everest on this day in 2001.

You can find resources about him, and Everest in general, at The Best Sites For Learning About Mount Everest.

May 23, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Read, Listen, Watch New Orleans Mayor’s Speech On The Removal Of Confederate Monuments

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu gave a speech on the removal of Confederate Monuments from his city, and it (or, at least, excerpts from it) will be a “must-read” piece in IB Theory of Knowledge and History classes around the country.

Here are two places to read the transcript: at The Pulse and at The Atlantic.

Here’s the video:

Here’s a New York Times column on the speech: Mitch Landrieu Reminds Us That Eloquence Still Exists

I’m adding it to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More.

May 22, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Google & United Nations Create Important Site On Syrian Refugee Crisis

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Google have created an interactive Searching For Syria site providing an excellent overview of the Syrian War and its refugee crisis.  You can read more about it at TechCrunch.

I’m adding it to:

The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day

The Best Resources For Learning About What’s Happening In Syria

Here’s a video about the site:

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