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…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 24, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Resources Sharing The History Of Teens Organizing For Justice

 

In light of the teens leading the campaign for gun control now (see The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy), I thought teachers would find it useful to also have resources available on the role of teens organizing for justice throughout history.

Please share additional resources – this is just the bare bones of a beginning list.

You might also be interested in:

The Best Sites For Learning About Protests In History

The Best Resources For Learning About Teens In The News

The Best Posts & Articles On Building Influence & Creating Change

The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai

Here is what I have so far:

Children have changed America before, braving fire hoses and police dogs for civil rights is from The Washington Post.

High School Students Demanding Gun Reform Join Rich History of Teen Resistance is from YES Magazine.

The Parkland Teens Are Part Of A Long Line Of Kids Who Led Social Change is from Fast Company.

Students Calling for Gun Control Can’t Vote Yet. But Age Hasn’t Stopped Young Activists in the Past is from TIME.

The Other Student Activists is by Melinda Anderson.

How Four Teenage Girls Organized This Week’s Huge Silent Protest is from Chicago Magazine.

Black Teens Have Been Fighting for Gun Reform for Years is from Teen Vogue.

February 22, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Articles & Videos Explaining Why Arming Teachers Is A Bad Idea

There has been a lot of crazy talk over the past couple of days about arming teachers.

Here are resources explaining why it’s a bad idea.

You might also be interested in The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy.

Feel free to add more:

Statistic Of The Day: The Economic & Moral Cost Of Arming Teachers

The Absurdity of Armed Educators is from The Atlantic.

Calls to Arm Teachers Meet Resistance from Parkland Educators, Leaders is from Ed Week.

I Am a Teacher, President Trump. Please Don’t Give Me a Gun. is by Gina Caneva.

Trump and Sacramento’s sheriff are wrong about giving guns to teachers. Here’s why is by Marcos Bretón.

Arming Teachers Would Endanger Students of Color appeared in Slate.

I Was a Marine. Now I’m a Teacher. Don’t Give Me a Gun appeared in TIME.

It’s Hard To Imagine How Armed Teachers Might Change Schools is from NPR.

February 21, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Resources For Teaching About The Black Panther Movie

The Black Panther movie offers some great teaching opportunities.

Here are some useful resources:

The 4 Things Teachers Should Know about the 2018 Black Panther Movie is from Donors Choose.

The Black Panther Challenge has teaching resources. Here’s an article about it.

Black Panther co-star Winston Duke gives a ‘shout out’ to his Brighton High School foreign language teacher

Teaching Activities for: “With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records” is from The New York Times Learning Network.

Black Panther by Christopher Priest: The Complete Collection Vol. 1 (Black Panther (1998-2003)) is free on Kindle and Amazon.

February 18, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching About Health

 

This is the third post in a new weekly series I’m creating that will highlight the Best “Best” lists in a particular topic I have posted over the years.

The previous posts in this series were:

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Tools For Learning About Art & Creating It

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Tools For Teaching About Economics & Jobs

These will be lists I’ve also recently reviewed and revised so they are up-to-date.

You can find all my nearly 2,000 continually updated “Best” lists here.

Here are the lists I’ve revised and updated that share Resources For Teaching About Health:

The Best Life Expectancy Calculators

The Best health sites for English language learners

The Best Sites For ELL’s To Learn About The Dangers Of Smoking

The Best Resources For Learning About World Malaria Day

The Best Web Resources For Learning About HIV & AIDS

The Best Online Health Assessments For ELL’s

The Best Sites For Learning About Nutrition & Food Safety

The Best Resources On Teens & Hearing Loss

The Best Resources On Why Breakfast Is Important For Teenagers

The Best Resources To Help Promote A Physically Healthy Lifestyle For Our Students

The Best Resources For Helping Teens Learn About The Importance Of Sleep

The Best Resources On How Exercise Helps Learning — Please Contribute Other Resources

February 17, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Articles & Videos Showing How Parkland’s Teens Are Responding To Tragedy

NOTE: This post was originally headlined “Quote Of The Day: Teen Shooting Survivors Call For Change.” However, because of its importance and subsequent articles appearing in the media, I turned it into a “Best” list…

The Righteous Anger of the Parkland Shooting’s Teen Survivors is a very interesting, and inspiring article, on The Atlantic’s site today.

Talk about student agency!

A loud, new voice after the latest school shooting: Kids wanting to know why adults hadn’t done more is a similar piece that appeared in The Washington Post.

A ‘Mass Shooting Generation’ Cries Out for Change is another article in the NY Times.

In wake of another shooting, calls for a national school walkout is from The San Francisco Chronicle.

COURAGEOUS GRIEVING AND THE TRAGEDY IN PARKLAND is from Wired.

You might also be interested in Florida School Shooting Tragedy Resources, Including Advice On Talking With Students.

And here’s a related video:

Florida student Emma Gonzalez to lawmakers and gun advocates: ‘We call BS’ is from CNN.

He survived the Florida school shooting. He vows not to return to classes until gun laws change. is from The Washington Post.

Florida students plead with Congress: It’s about the guns is from The Washington Post.

Why Parkland students have emerged as a powerful political voice is from The Washington Post.

Quote Of The Day: “…Marjory Stoneman Douglas High really could be the last school shooting in America”

Children have changed America before, braving fire hoses and police dogs for civil rights is from The Washington Post and is today’s “must-read” article of the day.

Here’s an excerpt:

Eleven Videos About Student-Let Protests For Gun Control

Quote Of The Day: Shooting Survivor Wants Her School To Be Remembered For Starting “A Revolution”

The Power of the Parkland Town Hall is from The Atlantic.

February 14, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Florida School Shooting Tragedy Resources, Including Advice On Talking With Students

 

It’s a terrible day.

Teachers might find these two lists useful:

The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies

A Collection Of Resources On The Sandy Hook Shooting

Also: Quote Of The Day: Teen Shooting Survivors Call For Change

February 11, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Best” Lists Of The Week: Tools For Teaching About Economics & Jobs

 

This is the second post in a new weekly series I’m creating that will highlight the Best “Best” lists in a particular topic I have posted over the years.

The previous post in this series was:

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Tools For Learning About Art & Creating It

These will be lists I’ve also recently reviewed and revised so they are up-to-date.

You can find all my nearly 2,000 continually updated “Best” lists here.

Here are Tools For Teaching About Economics & Jobs:

The Best Websites For Students Exploring Jobs and Careers

The Best Sites For Learning Economics & Practical Money Skills

The Best Websites To Teach & Learn Life Skills

The Best Sites For Students To Create Budgets

The Best Places For Students To Write Their Resumes

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