Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 18, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo

Rocketium Is Like A Video-Creation Tool For Dummies (& I Include Myself In That Description)


Less than one week after I posted Wow, “Lumen5” Looks Like An Amazingly Easy Way To Turn Blog Posts & Articles Into Videos!, another free tool came online that almost does the same thing (though it might be a bit less “automatic” than Lumen5).

Rocketium, too, lets you create those types of videos you see everywhere with images that have text laid on top of them. Rocketium refers to them as “Buzzfeed-style” videos.

I’m adding it to The Best Tools That “Automatically” Create Presentations, even though I wouldn’t call it “automatic.” It sure is easy, though. I am just not sure where else to put it right now.

Here’s a video describing the tool:

February 15, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo

Great Video Clip On Accepting Personal Responsibility

Five minutes after posting Can You Suggest Video Clips – Real Or From Movies – Showing People Accepting Personal Responsibility, Joanne Fuchs suggested this great one:

I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Helping Students (& The Rest Of Us) Learn The Concept Of Not Blaming Others.

Keep those suggestions coming!

February 14, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo

“Amazon-Day One” Offers An Exceptional Collection Of Useful Videos


Amazon-Day One is a really extraordinary collection of less-than-two-minute videos from some of the most brilliant thinkers out there.

You can see their video playlist here, and I suspect you’ll be as impressed as I was…

Many are directly applicable to education.

I haven’t gone through many of them, but I really like this one from Angela Duckworth:


So, I’m adding info on the channel itself to The Best Teacher Resources For “TED Talks” (& Similar Presentations).

And I’m adding that particular Angela Duckworth video to:

Best Posts On Students Setting Goals

The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit”

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