Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

June 22, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Statistic Of The Day: People In The U.S. Support Immigration

In the midst of anti-immigrant hysteria, this new poll from Gallup, which includes lots of interesting data, would be good to share with our students – especially our ELLs.

You can read more about it at:

Somehow in the Trump era, immigration has never had more popular support from The Washington Post.

Record-High 75% of Americans Say Immigration Is Good Thing is from Gallup.

I’m adding this info to The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States.

June 22, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Really Interesting “70 People Around The World” Video Series

Conde Nast has a very interesting video series called “70 People Around The World.”

You can see them all here.

I’m adding this info to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures.

Here are three examples:

Thanks to Flowing Data for the tip.

June 21, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Amazing, Merciless & Frighteningly Spot-On NY Times Video Comparing Family Separation To Japanese-American Internment

This is a “must-watch” video (do note, though, that there are two “bleeped-out” words).

I’m adding it to:

The Best Resources For Learning About The Terrible Practice Of Separating Immigrant Parents From Their Children

The Best Resources On Japanese-American Internment In World War II

You might also be interested in this NBC News piece, Recalling internment, Japanese Americans condemn family separations.

June 21, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Best” Lists Of The Week: Refugees & Immigrants

 

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

You can see all those lists at the bottom of this post.

These are 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 related to Refugees & Immigrants (links to additional “Best” lists on specific refugee crises can be found within these posts):

The Best Sites For Learning About World Refugee Day

The Best Sites For Learning About Immigration In The United States

The Best Places Where Students Can Tell Their – And/Or Their Families – Immigration Story

The Best Posts On The Migration Policy Institute Report On Engaging Immigrant Parents

The Best Parent Engagement Resources For Immigrant Families

The Best Articles Explaining Why It Would Be Terrible To Add An Immigration Status Question To The Census

The Best Practical Resources For Helping Teachers, Students & Families Respond To Immigration Challenges

 

 

The previous posts in this series have been:

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

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

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching About Health

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Useful Multilingual Resources

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Online Learning Games

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Writing Instruction

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Reading Instruction

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching & Learning About Race & Racism

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources On The Environment

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Vocabulary Instruction

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Math Resources

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Social Emotional Learning Resources

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Planets & Space

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Natural Disasters

Not Very “Best” Lists Of The Week: Gun Violence

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Education Research

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Thematic Lists For Beginner ELLs

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Active Citizenship

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Teaching With Movies

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Responding To Student Trauma

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Holidays, Anniversaries & Special Days

“Best” Lists Of The Week: Special Months

June 20, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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USA Today Has Decent Video Explainer Series Called “FAQs”

USA Today publishes a series of short videos explaining current events.

They call them FAQs, and you can see all twenty-seven (so far) here.

I’m adding them to The Best Online “Explainer” Tools For Current Events.

Here’s an example of one:

June 20, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Ways To Help Parent Refugees & The Children Who Have Been Separated From Them

 

(Note: I originally shared some of these resources in a previous post.  I’ve added more here)

What the Trump Administration is doing to parent refugees and their children is terrible (see The Best Resources For Learning About The Terrible Practice Of Separating Immigrant Parents From Their Children, which has just been revised and updated).

Here are important resources sharing how people can help:

Here’s how to help immigrant children separated from parents at U.S. border is from Today.

Here’s How You Can Help Fight Family Separation at the Border is from Slate.

They Wanted to Raise $1,500 for Immigrant Families at the Border. They Got Over $5 Million. is from The NY Times.

June 18, 2018
by Larry Ferlazzo
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Statistic Of The Day: Trump Administration Planning On Holding 30,000 Refugee Children By August

 

Terrible news from today’s Washington Examiner – see Trump administration could be holding 30,000 border kids by August, officials say.

I’ve been regularly updating The Best Resources For Learning About The Terrible Practice Of Separating Immigrant Parents From Their Children.

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