THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day... The latest news and resources in education since 2007

 Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007


THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION
Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... 
The latest news and resources in education since 2007




Saturday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1h
geralt / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): The outlook is brighter for the US on Covid-19. It’s why school life may return to almost-normal in the fall is from CNN. Her

YESTERDAY

All 2021 Mid-Year “Best” Lists In One Place!
by Larry Ferlazzo / 7h
geralt / Pixabay As regular readers know, I’ve begun posting mid-year “Best” lists. Here are the ones I’ve posted so far, and will continue adding them here. There should be about twenty or twenty-five when I’m done. You can see all the “Best” lists from previous years here . 2021’S BEST POSTS FROM THIS BLOG – SO FAR! THE BEST TWENTY WEB 2.0 APPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION IN 2021 – PART ONE THE BEST
Most Popular Posts Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 7h
I’m making a change in the content of the regular feature. In addition to sharing the top five posts that have received the most “hits” in the preceding seven days (though they may have originally been published on an earlier date), I will also include the top five posts that have actually appeared in the past week. Often, these are different posts. You might also be interested in IT’S THE FOURTE

MAY 13

Friday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopening
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
Tumisu / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): Schools Are Deciding What The New CDC Mask Guidelines Mean For The Classroom is from NPR. Can schools require coronavirus vac
The Best Fun Videos For English Language Learners In 2021 – Part One
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
My mid-year “Best” list posts continue… I use short, funny video clips a lot when I’m teaching ELLs, and you can read in detail about how I use them in The Best Popular Movies/TV Shows For ESL/EFL (& How To Use Them) . In short, there are many ways to use them that promote speaking, listening, writing and reading (including having students describe – in writing and verbally – a chronological desc
“Moment” Is A Good Current Events Resource From “Learning For Justice”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
Learning For Justice (formerly known as Teaching Tolerance) has a nice resources called “Moment.” Every weekly moment (they have an impressive archive) “contains critical materials to address what’s happening in the classroom – and the culture – right now. ” I’m adding it to The Best Resources & Ideas For Teaching About Current Events .
The Tulsa Race Massacre Occurred One Hundred Years Ago – Here Are Teaching & Learning Resources
32by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
From The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): It has been 100 years since the thriving African American community of Greenwood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, suffered the deadliest racial massacre in U.S. history. While the precise number of lives lost remains unknown, we know that on May 31 and June 1, 1921, mobs of white residents destroyed more than 35 blocks of Greenwood and

MAY 12

Thursday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
RonPorter / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): Migrant Education Teams Face Challenges To Get Children Back Into Schools is from NPR. Why Some Families Still Prefer Remo
Classroom Instruction Resources Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
Each week, I publish a post or two containing three or four particularly useful resources on classroom instruction, and you can see them all here. Of course, this is a crazy time for “classroom” instruction…. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES ON INSTRUCTION IN 2020 – PART TWO . Here are this week’s picks: Here’s why students don’t revise what they write – and why they should is f
New Resources For Teaching About Climate Change
20by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
geralt / Pixabay Here are new additions to The Best Sites To Learn About Climate Change : A Guide For Kids About Climate Change is from The NY Times. Visualised: glaciers then and now is from The Guardian.
Best Videos For Educators In 2021 – Part One
23by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
It continues to be time for mid-year “Best” lists. Now it’s time for the Best Videos For Educators. You can see all my previous “Best” lists related to videos and movies (and there are a lot since I’ve doing this since 2007) here. Note that they’re also continually revised and updated. Here are my picks from the first half of 2021: Google Doodle celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week earlier this m
Wednesday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 3d
ijmaki / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): How many high school students will come back in the fall? Dismal return rate raises alarms is from The L.A. Times. We recentl
Around The Web In ESL/EFL/ELL
by Larry Ferlazzo / 3d
BiljaST / Pixabay Six 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. You might also be interested in THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2020. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners. In additi
New Resources On Race & Racism
by Larry Ferlazzo / 3d
I’m adding these new resources to various “Best” lists. You can find links to all of those many lists that relate to race and racism at “Best” Lists Of The Week: Resources For Teaching & Learning About Race & Racism: Some conservatives have been attacking Critical Race Theory AND The 1619 Project. Here are some good commentaries on what’s going on: EXPLAINED: The Truth About Critical Race Theory

MAY 11

My Best Posts On New Research Studies In 2021 – Part One
by Larry Ferlazzo / 3d
Another day, another mid-year “Best” list. Now, it’s time for research studies. You can see all previous editions of this list, as well as all my ed research related “best” lists, here . Here are my choices for the past six months: UNSURPRISING STATISTIC OF THE DAY: MORE TEACHERS ARE CONSIDERING LEAVING THE PROFESSION DO STUDENTS VIEW “FORMALLY DRESSED” TEACHERS AS HAVING MORE EXPERTISE? WHAT A G

MAY 10

Tuesday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
MIH83 / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): Only 7% of LAUSD high school students return to reopened campuses, far less than expected is from The L.A. Times. Can schools
The Best Online Learning Games – 2021 (Part One)
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
It continues to be time for mid-year “Best” lists. You can see all my previous Online Learning Games “Best” lists (and there are a lot since I’ve doing this since 2007) here. Note that they’re also continually revised and updated. Here are my picks from the first part of 2021: I’ve Begun Having Students Play This Game In My Concurrent Classroom & It’s Been Working Well! IThrive Games looks like i
SEL Weekly Update
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
I’ve recently begun this weekly post where I’ll be sharing resources I’m adding to The Best Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Resources or other related “Best” lists. You might also be interested in THE BEST SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING RESOURCES OF 2020 – PART TWO. Finally, check out “Best” Lists Of The Week: Social Emotional Learning Resources . Here are this week’s picks: The Weak Case for Grit app
Three Accessible Ways To Search For & Find My “Best” Lists
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
(Note: I am going to publish this same post once each month to remind regular readers and inform newer ones about how to access my “Best” lists) As regular readers know, I have about 2,200 categorized and regularly updated “Best” lists. You can find all of them in broad categories here . The link to that page can also be found at the top right of my blog: My Best Of Series I also have them all on
Five New Resources To Support Asian-Americans & Pacific Islanders
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
Here are new resources I’m either adding to The Best Sites For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month or to TERRIBLE STATISTIC OF THE DAY: 3,800 “HATE INCIDENTS” AGAINST ASIANS DURING PANDEMIC , which is where you’ll find specific materials about battling Asian-American hate: A guide to combating anti-Asian racism — from relationships to the workplace is from NBC News. What’s Missing from Classroo
What Are Your Favorite Pop Songs For ELL Newcomers?
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
Free-Photos / Pixabay What are the favorite pop songs you use with ELL Newcomers? Pop songs are obviously more engaging to older students than the typical simple English songs that work with younger ones. The problem is that, though it is fairly easy to find pop songs with choruses that work with Newcomers, it’s not so easy to find full songs that are accessble. Mine are: Hello, Goodbye You Are S
“10 Strategies for Encouraging Students to Ask Questions”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
10 Strategies for Encouraging Students to Ask Questions is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Four educators share ways to encourage students to ask questions, including the “Notice & Wonder” routine. Here are some excerpts:

MAY 09

Monday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
maxmann / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): How To Use Summer to Close Student Learning Gaps is from The Teaching Channel. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES FOR THINK
This Week’s Resources To Support Teachers Coping With Concurrent Teaching & School Closures
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
Wokandapix / Pixabay I have a number of regular weekly features (see HERE IS A LIST (WITH LINKS) OF ALL MY REGULAR WEEKLY FEATURES ). This is a relatively new addition to that list. Some of these resources will be added to The Best Advice On Teaching K-12 Online (If We Have To Because Of The Coronavirus) – Please Make More Suggestions ! ; The “Best Of The Best” Resources To Support Teachers Deali
Ed Tech Digest
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
Ten years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech, including some Web 2.0 apps. You might also be interested in THE BEST ED TECH RESOURCES OF 2020 – PART TWO , as well as checking out all my edtech resources . Here are this we
Sunday’s Must-Read Articles On School Reopenings
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
niekverlaan / Pixabay Here are new additions to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING (& SHOWING) WHAT SCHOOLS LOOK LIKE DURING THE PANDEMIC (you might also be interested in SCHOOLS WENT REMOTE A YEAR AGO – HERE ARE MY CHOICES FOR THE BEST PIECES WRITTEN ABOUT SCHOOL REOPENING SINCE THEN): Schools Are Open, but Many Families Remain Hesitant to Return is from The NY Times. California high schoolers are saying

MAY 08

Pins Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
I’m fairly active on Pinterest and, in fact, have curated 22,000 resources there that I haven’t shared on this blog. I thought readers might find it useful if I began sharing a handful of my most recent “pins” each week (I’m not sure if you can see them through an RSS Reader – you might have to click through to the original post). You might also be interested in MY MOST POPULAR PINS OF 2020 Here
The Best Twenty Web 2.0 Applications For Education In 2021 – Part One
31by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
As regular readers know, for the past thirteen years I’ve been publishing about twenty-five different bi-annual lists highlighting the best educational resources around (along with tons of other “Best” lists). You can see them all here. It takes a lot of time to compile those lists, so I now do them every six months. I’m starting off by focusing on Web 2.0 tools. It’s possible that a few of these
Infographic Of The Week: “Key Events in U.S. History that Defined Generations”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
I’ve been sharing an infographic or two each week, and you can find previous ones here . You might also be interested in all my “Best” lists on infographics Here’s my latest pick, Timeline:Key Events in U.S. History that Defined Generations , from Visual Capitalist. You can find more information on it – and

 Larry Ferlazzo's Websites of the Day... | The latest news and resources in education since 2007