The latest news and resources in education since 2007

My Latest Posts

Pins Of The Week

  I’m fairly active on Pinterest and, in fact, have curated 15,000 resources there that...

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A Look Back: “Draw A Stickman”

  This blog has gotten many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices...

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My Most Popular Tweets Of The Month

I used to post weekly collections of my best tweets, and used Storify to bring them together. Unfortunately, Storify went under. Fortunately, however, Wakelet was a new tool that was able to import all of a person’s...

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My Books

The ELL Teacher's Toolbox
Practical resource with research-based instructional strategies to support all levels of English.
Self Driven
Creative instructional techniques to help middle- and high-school teachers develop self-motivated and high-achieving students.
Parent Engagement
Includes real-life examples of parental involvement initiatives: home visits, the use of technology and more!
Common Core
Designed to help teachers implement the Common Core in the ELL Classroom.  Sequel to ESL/ELL Teacher's Survival Guide.
ESL/EFF
Provides research-based instructional techniques which have proven effective with English learners at all proficiency levels.
Self Motivated
Insightful research and strategies for helping students want to care more about school and learning with high interest lesson plans.
Tips for helping students to motivate themselves. Includes steps and lesson plans to help students motivate themselves.
Classroom Management
Q&A-style responses to a variety of pressing classroom-management and student-engagement questions.
Strategies
Provides over 50 original lessons for English Language Learners with a five-step process to increase student achievement.

My Other work

Engaging parents blog

My blog to support and follow-up my Engaging parents in school book.

Bam Show

My Bam Radio show.

Classroom Q & A

My posts for Classroom Q & A with Larry Ferlazzo at Education Week Teacher.

BC

My Teaching English British Council posts.

New York Times

My education posts on the Learning Network for the New York Times.

Flipboarrd

My Flipboard Magazine.

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