Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

August 30, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Sept. 8th Is International Literacy Day – Here Are Related Resources

UNESCO has declared September 8th to be “World Literacy Day” for the past forty years:

Fifty years ago, UNESCO officially proclaimed 8 September International Literacy Day to actively mobilize the international community and to promote literacy as an instrument to empower individuals, communities and societies.

You might be interested in The Best Resources For World Literacy Day.

August 29, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

Today Is The Twelfth Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina Making Landfall – Here Are Related Resources


Today is the twelfth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall.

Of course, all of our thoughts are with the people in Houston right now.

You might be interested in:

The Best Websites For Teaching & Learning About New Orleans

The Best Short Video Clips About Hurricane Katrina

The Best Ways To Help Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

The Best Resources For Learning About Hurricane Harvey

The Best Sites For Learning About Hurricanes

August 27, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

The Best Resources For Helping Beginner ELLs Learn About School


As I shared a few months ago (see Beginning A New “Best” Series Of Interest To ELL Teachers), I’m beginning to create an updated series of “Best” lists for Beginning English Language Learners. They will ultimately replace the resources I have on my outdated website.

I’ve done quite a few so far, and you can find them all at All My Thematic “Best” Lists For Beginning ELLs – In One Place!

I’ve got several more to go, however, and here’s the latest one – on School:

School Words

Science Words


Places in School

Class Bingo

Classroom Quiz

School Safety

Classroom Words

School Places

School Items

School Vocabulary Game

School Supplies ESL Vocabulary Game

August 2, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo

This Is A Must-Watch Video Clip From White House Press Briefing On Proposed New Immigration Restrictions

The Trump Administration proposed a dramatic restructuring of the nation’s immigration policy today.

You can read more about it at The New York Times article, Trump Supports Bill That Would Cut Legal Immigration by Half.

Here’s an amazing exchange that took place at the briefing on this proposed new policy:

For further background:

How America’s immigrants came to be “huddled masses yearning to breathe free” is from The Washington Post.

The Best Resources For Learning About President Trump’s Executive Orders On Immigration & Refugees

The Best Resources On The Trump Administrations New Immigration Enforcement Policies

The Best Resources On The Latest Travel Ban By The Trump Administration

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