Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

August 11, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Building a Modern Marshmallow Test: New Ways to Measure Social-Emotional Learning is from Ed Week.

Social and Emotional Learning for English Learners is from New America.

Preventing Bullying is a new interactive from the National Academy of Sciences. I’m adding it to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More.

How a School Ditched Awards and Assemblies to Refocus on Kids and Learning is from MindShift. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

August 1, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Understanding social and emotional learning: a quick guide is from Ed Source.

I’m skeptical, but CASEL has created a new website about measuring SEL skills.

How to Build Resilience in Midlife is from The New York Times and seems to offer good advice to all age groups.

A 36-Year-Old Building Super Dreams of Skiing in the Olympics—He Just Might is from The Wall Street Journal. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”

Self-Directed Differentiation: Learning-to-Learn looks like an intriguing paper, and it’s not behind a paywall.

July 16, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

On Campus, Failure Is on the Syllabus is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures.

Why does bullying cost California schools $276 million every year? is from The Sacramento Bee. I’m adding it to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More.

Trauma, Adverse Experiences and Mindset is from Mindset Works. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More.

Finding what’s right with children who grow up in high-stress environments is from Eureka Alert. I’m adding it to the same list.

CARRY ON MY SON: THE SIGNAL AND THE NOISE IN COACHING is a post from Doug Lemov. It’s definitely worth reading his commentary on this great video clip. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Use Stephen Curry & The Warriors For Teaching Social Emotional Learning Skills.

July 8, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

I’m adding this video from the Harvard Business Review to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students (it’s about this article ):

HOW CAN TEACHERS DEVELOP THEIR OWN SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL SKILLS? is from Ed Week.

The power of givers:They boost autonomy in themselves and others & send ripples of kindness across an organization. is from Research Digest. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Teaching & Learning About The “Helper’s High”

I’m adding these next three tweets to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos About Learning From Mistakes & Failures:

July 2, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Understanding these three principles will help you develop true intrinsic motivation is from Quartz and is an interview with pioneer researchers in the field. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

How the Golden State Warriors Can Help Explain Social-Emotional Learning is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Ways To Use Stephen Curry & The Warriors For Teaching Social Emotional Learning Skills.

Students’ Sense of Belonging: What the Research Says is from Ed Week.

Misinterpreting the Growth Mindset: Why We’re Doing Students a Disservice is by John Hattie. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

June 22, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Mispronouncing a kid’s name in class could have lasting impacts, claims new report is a TV news report. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Importance Of Correctly Pronouncing Student Names.

Are You Getting Growth Mindset Wrong? is from The HuffPost. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

How To Apply The Brain Science Of Resilience To The Classroom is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More.

Talking about terrorist attacks with young people: tips for teachers is from The Guardian. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Talking With Children About Tragedies.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset“:

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Posts On “Loss Aversion” & Schools:

June 10, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

Education Week has published a special report on Social Emotional Learning. Take particular note of the article Is Social-Emotional Learning Really Going to Work for Students of Color?’ by Dena Simmons.

I Want to get Better at… Growth Mindset Next Year is from The Teaching Channel. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

Improving adolescents’ social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills is from Science Daily. I’m adding it to The Best Resources Showing Social Emotional Learning Isn’t Enough.

The Benefits of Talking to Yourself is from The New York Times. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Value Of Positive “Self-Talk”

The Apology Critics Who Want to Teach You How to Say You’re Sorry is from The Science of Us. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On The Importance Of Saying “I’m Sorry”

Leadership Takes Self-Control. Here’s What We Know About It is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

Here’s a useful tweet:

I’m adding these tweets to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”:

May 28, 2017
by Larry Ferlazzo
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SEL Weekly Update

I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists:

The National Association Of State Boards of Education has released a policy update on Social Emotional Learning.

Reviewing Social and Emotional Learning for ESSA: MOOSES, not Parrots is by Robert Slavin.

Forget Grit. Focus on Inequality. appeared in Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About “Grit.”

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. is from Vox. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Mindfulness In The Classroom.

Growth mindset: teaching panacea or classroom pitfall? is from TES. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

The Scientific Reason Flow Obliterates Time is from The Big Think. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About “Flow.”

Stanford Researchers Discover a Smarter Way to Prepare for Exams: Introducing MetaCognition, the Art of Thinking About Your Thinking is from Open Culture. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Metacognition.

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