Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

October 22, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

A Few More Useful Resources For Teaching About The Presidential Election


We’re nearing the end (or, at least, one can hope we are!) of the presidential campaign.

Here are few more useful additions to The Best Sites To Learn About The 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections:

When was America great? It depends on who you are. is a great interactive from The Washington Post.

The Elephant (and Donkey) in the Room is from ASCD and offers good lesson advice.

ProPublica’s Electionland has lots of info – almost too much, in fact. The best part, I think, is that it provides a lot of data comparing your local county’s voting habits and patterns with the rest of your state.

Lesson Plan: US Elections Explained is by Blog de Cristina.

October 22, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Quote Of The Day: “How Kids Learn Prejudice”

How Kids Learn Prejudice is the headline of an important New York Times column.

It’s worth reading – not just for what it says, but also for the links it contains to research.

Here’s an excerpt:


Fortunately, the column also shares a link on how these negative influences can be overcome.

I’m adding it to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More.

October 21, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Video: Tonight’s Full PBS Show On The Hamilton Musical (Plus Lots of Extras)!


If you missed tonight’s PBS special on Hamilton, they’ve just posted the entire show online, and I’ve embedded it below.

You can also watch it at the Great Peformances website, along with lots of other extras they have there.

However, as Lin-Manuel Miranda warned on Twitter, “it won’t be there forever”:

I’m adding it to my very extensive The Best Teaching/Learning Resources On The Musical, “Hamilton”

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