Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

April 6, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Very Good Video Providing Overview Of Refugee Crisis

Quartz has just published this very good video providing an overview of the refugee crisis. The info and presentation is good and, just as important for English Language Learners, the narrator speaks at a slow clip.

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

April 3, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Three Links About The World’s Different Cultures

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Here are three new additions to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:

What people around the world mean when they say they’re happy is from The Washington Post.

Pet Ownership around the World

From Visually.

April 2, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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April 7th Is The International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda – Here Are Related Resources

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April 7th, the start date of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, is recognized by the United Nations as the International Day of Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda.

You might be interested in these lists, all which I’ve recently updated and revised:

The Best Sites To Learn About Genocide In Rwanda

The Best Sites For Learning About The Holocaust

The Best Resources For Learning About Genocide

March 31, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Depressing Statistic Of The Day: Many White Teachers Have Low Expectations Of Black Students

White teachers and black teachers have different expectations for black students is the headline of a Washington Post article headlined White teachers and black teachers have different expectations for black students.

Here’s an excerpt:

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I’m adding it to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism.

March 30, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Video: “Through The Wall”

Here’s the description of this video:

A short documentary about a family divided by the US/Mexico border.

Abril and her 2 year old boy Julián are living undocumented in America. Julián’s father Uriel was stopped by police for a minor traffic ticket and was deported back to Mexico, where he now lives. In order to see each other, Uriel, Abril and Julián must cross difficult terrain to reach the border fence where they spend time together through the wall.

I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Learn About Walls That Separate Us:

THROUGH THE WALL from Tim Nackashi on Vimeo.

March 28, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Great Word Clouds From Democratic & Republican Debates

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I’ve previously posted about a word cloud that the New York Times made of the Presidential debates (see NY Times Publishes Presidential Debate Word Cloud That’s Perfect For ELLs & Others).

Five Thirty Eight has also published them in a different visual display that would also be useful for students to analyze:

These Are The Phrases Each GOP Candidate Repeats Most

These Are The Phrases That Sanders And Clinton Repeat Most

I’m adding this post to The Best Sites To Learn About The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections.

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