Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

…For Teaching ELL, ESL, & EFL

February 7, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

A Few More Links For Learning About The Chinese New Year


Here are a few more additions to The Best Resources For Chinese (Lunar) New Year (also, look for my NY Times student interactive tomorrow on the same topic):

Chinese New Year Songs is from Top Marks.

Chinese New Year is a lesson for ELLs from the British Council.

Here’s a lesson on Festivals from the British Council.

Chinese New Year is celebrated for the 1st time in Glasgow are some fun photos from Getty Images.

February 6, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

New Resources On Race & Racism


Here are new additions to A Collection Of Useful Posts, Articles & Videos On Race & Racism – Help Me Find More:

This is what white privilege is is from The Washington Post.

An Unknown Latino Tuskegee Airman Has Been Discovered is from The Atlantic.

Creating Reparations: How Might We Nurture the Unreasonable Imagination?
is from My Year of Teaching Dangerously.

Resources for Teaching Black History Month and Black History Year Round! is from Boston Public Schools. I’m also adding this to The Best Websites To Teach & Learn About African-American History.

Unpublished Black History is from The New York Times. I’m also adding it to the same list.

Civil Rights: Then and Now is from PBS. That goes to the history list, too.

The history behind Black History Month is from Vox.

3 Ways White Kids Benefit Most From Racially Diverse Schools is from Mother Jones.

This 17-year-old is a rising voice in Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter movement is from The Washington Post.

February 6, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Three New Resources About The World’s Different Cultures


Here are three new additions to The Best Sites For Learning About The World’s Different Cultures:

How We Learn Fairness is from The New Yorker.

What people around the world mean when they say they’re happy is from The Washington Post.

Scientists say the ways humans describe nature transcends culture and geography is from Quartz.

February 6, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Some Final Super Bowl Teaching Links


Here are a few final additions (for this year) to The Best Sites Where ELL’s Can Learn About The Super Bowl:

ESL Football Lesson is from EL Civics.

Super Bowl Sunday is a dialogue from ELLLO with accompanying student hand-outs.

The Super Bowl’s greatest plays from every yard line is from The Washington Post.

9 questions about the Super Bowl you were too embarrassed to ask is from Vox.

Super Bowl commercials 2016: watch all of the year’s best and worst ads is from Vox.

The 50 Best Super Bowl Commercials of All Time is from Esquire.

Super Bowl Commercials 2016 is from The Wall Street Journal.

February 6, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo

Teachers Can Get A Free DVD Of “He Named Me Malala”

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A number of organizations/businesses have come together to offer a free DVD to teachers of “He Named Me Malala,” the recent film about Malala Yousafzai.

Teachers can complete a simple online form here to request a copy.

The same page contains a downloadable accompanying curriculum that has simple, but useful, lessons and student hand-outs.

I’m adding this info to The Best Resources On Malala Yousafzai.

Thanks to Teaching Tolerance for the tip!