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 4, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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NY Times Video & Article On Palestinian Winner Of Global Teacher Prize

I’ve previously posted several videos about Palestinian teacher Hanan Al Hroub (see Three Videos On This Year’s “World’s Best Teacher: A Palestinian”).

Today, The New York Times published a nice article and video about her headlined A Palestinian Teacher’s Methods Earn the Attention of More Than Her Class.

Here’s the fun video and an excerpt from the article:

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April 2, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Video: “Project Zero’s Thinking Routines”

I’ve written several posts about Project Zero’s “Thinking Routines.” You can see many of those posts at The Best Posts & Articles About Asking Good Questions — Help Me Find More.

Jim Bentley recently tweeted this useful introductory video:

PZ Thinking Routines from Sue Borchardt on Vimeo.

April 1, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Very Impressive NY Times Interactive: “Police Body Cameras: What Do You See?”

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Police Body Cameras: What Do You See? is a new very impressive interactive at The New York Times.

After first soliciting the reader’s general feelings about the police, the interactive shows several staged police encounters from different cameras and angles – asking you to judge what you think you saw. Then, those judgments are compared to other what others said and their feelings about the police.

It’s extraordinarily useful to just about any class, and will be a superior addition to my Theory of Knowledge lesson on perception, Videos: Here’s The Simple Theory of Knowledge Lesson On Perception I Did Today. That post shares several other videos showing the same event from different angles.

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