Sat.Oct 13, 2018

Guest Post: Teaching Social Studies To ELLs

Larry Ferlazzo

Over the past few months, I’ve published several series of guest posts from teachers of English Language Learners: one on teaching math , another on ELLs and Special Needs , and the most recent one on teaching Science to ELL s. I also published a mini-series on evaluating foreign transcripts.

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The Gap

Reflections

When I was a Middle School Principal, I worked closely with our school counselor. In so many ways, he was my right arm.

The Best Podcasts For ESL/ELL/ELT Teachers

Larry Ferlazzo

Tumisu / Pixabay. There are tons of podcasts out there for students learning English. There are far fewer designed for teachers of English. Here are the ones I’m aware of – please share ones I’m missing: I’ve got to start with Carol Salva’s excellent one!

Reading by Example Newsletter, 10-13-18: Data-Informed Instruction

Reading By Example

This week’s newsletter focuses on the use of data in the classroom to inform teaching and learning. What do you do when the data isn’t making any sense? Our instructional leadership team and I encountered this challenge in this post.

5 Costly Inventory Management Mistakes Schools Should Avoid

If your school is like most, inventory and/or asset management plays a critical role in daily operations.

Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL

Larry Ferlazzo

BiljaST / Pixabay. Five years ago I began this regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention.

Conservation Station – Smart Cities Virtual Field Trip

Discovery Education

What do streetlights and sea turtles have in common? By Rita A. Mortenson, Educational Technology Coach, Verona Area High School, Wisconsin . Join me for an incredible virtual field trip to learn how smart streetlights are helping protect sea turtles in Florida, along with a wide variety of other innovative ways technology is working to help our environment. You can view the virtual field trip at any time here: [link].

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Parenting in the 21st Century

Fractus Learning

Childhood can be a wonderful, magical, and illuminating journey for each child that leads into a deeper connection to self and the outside world. This unfolding also leads to more challenging realities such as grappling with […]. Miscellaneous

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A Look Back: The Problem With “Bribing Students”

Larry Ferlazzo

This blog has gotten many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here. I originally shared this post in 2010.

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2 Good Tools for Creating Animated Whiteboard Videos to Use in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Looking for some good web tools to help you create educational whiteboard animated videos? The tools below have you covered. These are some of our favourite options when it comes to whiteboard.read more

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My New BAM Radio Show Is On “Understanding Writing Frames & Writing Structures”

Larry Ferlazzo

My latest ten-minute BAM! Radio Show is on “Understanding Writing Frames and Writing Structures.” ” I’m joined in the conversation by Gretchen Bernabei, Linda Denstaedt, and Beth Rimer, who have all also contributed written commentaries to my Education Week Teacher column.

Today’s Curriculum for the Higher Ed HR Leader

Speaker: Joseph Clay, Business Transformation Strategist at Oracle, and Jeffrey Haynes, Director with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP

Today’s universities and colleges face many challenges ranging from reconciling financial pressures, to ensuring student success, to managing complicated workforce dynamics. One thing they all have in common: Their head of HR must align the HR function to best support the institution as it navigates this current landscape.

FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. FREE Webinar: 3 Things That Will Change How You Use Google Slides. Learn why Google Slides is the most versatile tool in G Suite in this free 30-minute webinar from Shake Up Learning. Google Slides is the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. Shake Up Learning 2018.

This Week’s “Round-Up” Of Useful Posts & Articles On Ed Policy Issues

Larry Ferlazzo

Explain Everything in Chrome

SpeechTechie

Explain Everything has historically been a great "whiteboard"/"explanimation" app allowing us to create a series of slides so to speak, with recording capabilities making animations as we draw, move images and drawings around, and speak to record narration.

A Look Back: “Idolizing Just One Person Undermines The Struggle”

Larry Ferlazzo

This blog has gotten many new readers over the past year. Because of that, I thought it might be worth sharing a daily “A Look Back” where I share a best post from the past twelve years. You can also see all of my choices for “Best” posts here. I originally shared this post in 2010.

5 Must Watch TED Talks for Teachers

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here are five of the ‘classic’ TED talks we think every teacher should watch and share with students, or better yet, watch together in class and engage students in constructive discussion around.read more

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Ed Tech Digest

Larry Ferlazzo

Five years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech.