Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

November 22, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

President Kennedy Was Assassinated On This Day In 1963 – Here Are Related Resources

President John F. Kennedy was assassinated on this day in 1963.

You might be interested in The Best Online Resources About President John F. Kennedy.

November 21, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Three Important Articles About Organizing For Social Change

Here are three new additions to The Best Posts & Articles On Building Influence & Creating Change:

Is There Any Point to Protesting? is from The New Yorker.

Colin Kaepernick and the Myth of the ‘Good’ Protest is from The NY Times.

Waiting for a Perfect Protest? is also from The NY Times. Here’s an excerpt:

November 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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More Resources For Teaching About Thanksgiving


I have a pretty massive The Best Sites To Teach and Learn About Thanksgiving.

Here are a few more additions to it:

ELL Teacher Carol Salva has some good lesson ideas.

We Know Less About the First Thanksgiving Than You Probably Think is from TIME.


November 17, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Depressing Statistic Of The Day: Hate Crimes On The Rise

Hate crimes reports are soaring — but we still don’t know how many people are victimized is the headline of a Washington Post article describing this week’s report from the FBI.

Here’s how it begins:


I’m adding it to A Beginning List Of The Best Resources For Fighting Islamophobia In Schools.

(Also, check out ProPublica’s report, Where Hate Crimes Don’t Get Reported)

November 13, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Tragic Statistic Of The Day: Thousands Of Refugees Have Died Trying To Escape

A German newspaper has announced the results of their research finding that tens of thousands of refugees have died over the past twenty-five years trying to escape to Europe.

Here’s an excerpt from the AP story, A list of heartbreak: Newspaper tallies 33,293 dead migrants:


The New York Times has a similar article today: German Newspaper Catalogs 33,293 Who Died Trying to Enter Europe.

You might also be interested in Bad Statistic Of The Day: U.S. Reduces Number Of Refugees To Lowest Level In Years.

I’m adding this info to The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day.

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