Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

October 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:

Sesame Street has created bilingual resources to assist children recovering from trauma. Here are some reports on it (I’m adding them to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More):

Sesame Street launches tools to help children who experience trauma, from hurricanes to violence at home is from The Washington Post.

No State Will Measure Social-Emotional Learning Under ESSA. Will That Slow Its Momentum? is from Ed Week.

Here’s another example of the dangers of extrinsic rewards: Financial awards can actually discourage whistleblowers from reporting fraud, study says. I’m adding it to Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Helping To Build Empathy In The Classroom – Help Me Find More:

September 24, 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:

Infants Can Learn the Value of Perseverance by Watching Adults is from The Atlantic, and it seems to me it’s a reasonable extrapolation that our students can learn the same when we make mistakes and model learning from them. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”

How children’s self-control has changed in the past 50 years is from The Washington Post. I’m adding it to Best Posts About Helping Students Develop Their Capacity For Self-Control.

Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Social-Emotional Learning is from Ed Week.

The Mindful Student is from The Behavioral Scientist. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About Mindfulness In The Classroom.

Stanford’s Carol Dweck wins new $3.8 million prize for education research is from The San Francisco Chronicle.

National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, a project of the Aspen Institute, came out with a report on SEL which educators should be aware of but, speaking frankly, I’m not sure if people already familiar with SEL are going to get anything out of it. You can read an article about the project at Ed Week.

LISTEN: Growth mindset, cognitive load and the role of research in your classroom – Dylan Wiliam offers his thoughts is from TES. In it, he repeats a comment I’ve previously quoted many times:

“I have often said, what is interesting is not what works in education, but under what circumstances does it work.”

I’m adding this video clip to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”:

September 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:

A new study finds that students who experienced Social Emotional skills training were more likely to vote than others. Read about it in Researchers Accidentally Found One Way to Help Kids Grow Up to Be Voters.

A different new study found other positive results:

Comparing students who participated in SEL programs to those who didn’t, the results showed significant benefits that persisted from one to nearly four years afterward.

Houston Students Are Heading Back — What They Find Could Change Schools Nationwide is from NPR. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Responding To Student Trauma – Help Me Find More.

What If Students Have More Confidence in Growth Mindsets Than Their Teachers? is from Ed Surge. I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Helping Our Students Develop A “Growth Mindset.”

 

August 31, 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:

How Ending Behavior Rewards Helped One School Focus on Student Motivation and Character is from MindShift. I’m adding it to  Best Posts On “Motivating” Students.

This is a list of excellent suggestions on how to promote metacognition in students. I’m adding it to Best Posts On Metacognition.

How to Work with a Bad Listener is from The Harvard Business Review. I’m adding it to The Best Ideas To Help Students Become Better Listeners — Contribute More.

I’m adding this tweet to The Best Resources On Students Having A “Purpose For Learning”:

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:

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