> Resources For CCIRA 2012 Literacy Conference

Here are resources for the two workshops I’m leading at the CCIRA 2012 Literacy Conference:

Participants in both workshops should also explore:

Classroom Q & A With Larry Ferlazzo, my Education Week teacher advice column

My nearly 850 categorized “The Best….” lists. Using Control and F on your keyboard is the way I recommend that people explore it.

Links to seventy articles I’ve written on education issues.

Q & A With A Sacramento Teacher, Sacramento Bee

Helping Students Motivate Themselves (New York Times)

The Five By Five Approach To Differentiation Success

Looking At Assets, Not Deficits: Learning And English Language Learners, Friday 9:15 – 11:15

Slideshare Presentation:

English Language Learners

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The Best Beginner, Intermediate & Advanced English Language Learner Sites

Freire’s Learning Sequence

The Picture Word Inductive Model

ESL Class Blog

ESL U.S. History Class Blog

English Language Learners and the Power of Personal Stories

Voice Thread of San Francisco Field Trip

Luther Burbank High’s program to teach English targets not only students but their entire families

English learners take to Internet

Family Literacy Project earns IRA technology Award

Phantasy Quest

Phantasy Quest “Walkthrough”

High-Tech, Low-Tech and No-Tech Ways To Help Students Motivate Themselves, Friday 2:45-3:45


The Best Resources On The Importance Of Building Positive Relationships With Students“Relevance” & Student LearningThe Best Sites For Cooperative Learning Ideas

The Best Resources For Showing Students Why They Should Continue Their Academic Career

The Progress Principle

The Best Resources For Showing Students That They Make Their Brain Stronger By Learning

The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of “Grit”


Giving Students “Reflection Cards”


My book’s page on the Eye Of Education website. Going to the sample chapter link will take you to the entire first chapter, which includes several lesson plans and hand-outs.

Blaming Others Lesson Plan


The Best Learning Games For Advanced ELL’s & Non-ELL’s

The Best Ways For Advanced ELL’s & Non-ELL’s To Create Online Content Easily & Quickly (For Their Classmates & Teacher To See)

The Best Tools To Make Online Flashcards

The Best Places Where Students Can Write For An “Authentic Audience”

The Best Places Where Students Can Create Online Learning/Teaching Objects For An “Authentic Audience”