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



“Four Good Science Teaching Strategies & How to Use Them”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 7h
Four Good Science Teaching Strategies & How to Use Them is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Three science educators share their “go-to” teaching strategies, including encouraging student talk & implementing project-based learning. Here are some excerpts:
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

JUL 22

“Q&A Collections: Best Ways to End the School Year”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
Q&A Collections: Best Ways to End the School Year is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Ten years’ worth of posts full of advice from teachers about how to conclude a school year! Here’s an excerpt from one of them:
This Interview With Zaretta Hammond Is Well-Worth Your Time To Read/Listen To…
by Larry Ferlazzo / 1d
The 180 Podcast: Zaretta Hammond: What is Culturally-Responsive Teaching? is a podcast (with written transcript) that is well-worth educators listening to or reading. I was particularly struck by the second half. You might also be interested in ‘Culturally Responsive Teaching’: An Interview With Zaretta Hammond. I’m adding this info to The Best Resources About “Culturally Responsive Teaching” & “

JUL 21

Pins Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
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
“Skipped History” Looks Like A Video Series That Could Be Helpful To Social Studies Teachers
by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
I just learned about Skipped History , which the NY Times describes as: a comedy web series, explores overlooked ideas, people and events that continue to shape the United States. Hosted by Ben Tumin, a historical satirist, the series makes history both accessible and funny. It has a new YouTube Channel . It’s worth reading more about it at The Times article . I’ve embedded a video example below.
Meme Of The Week: Expanding Brain & How To Make Your Own
by Larry Ferlazzo / 2d
I’ve started making an education-related “Meme Of The Week” and you can see them all at The Best Tools For Making Internet ” Memes.” You can make your own “Expanding Brain” meme here . You might also be interested in Best Posts On Students Evaluating Classes (And Teachers) . And, if you want to learn more about the Principle of Subsidiarity, check out “KEY TAKEAWAYS FROM THE 2020/2021 SCHOOL YEAR

JUL 20

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: I’m going to add these first few resources to The Best Sites For International Day Of The World’s Indigenous People: EXPLAINER: Why some schools in Canada have unmarked graves is fro
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
Best Lists Of The Week: Lessons & Lesson-Planning
by Larry Ferlazzo / 3d
TheDigitalArtist / Pixabay Here are all my “Best” lists related to lessons and lesson-planning: A FEW OF THE BEST RESOURCES FOR LESSON PLANNING The Best Places To Find Free (And Good) Lesson Plans On The Internet The Best Places On The Web To Write Lesson Plans — Who Have I Missed? The Best Ideas For Helping Students Connect Lessons To Their Interests & The World The Best Sites Offering Free Less

JUL 19

“Q&A Collections: Best Ways to Begin the School Year”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
Q&A Collections: Best Ways to Begin the School Year is the headline of my latest Education Week column. Ten years’ worth of posts full of advice from teachers about how to start a new school year! Here’s an excerpt from one of them:
Ed Tech Digest
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
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 2021 – PART ONE , as well as checking out all my edtech resources . Here are this we
Meme Of The Week: The People Writing Education-Related Books
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
As regular readers know, I’ve been publishing an education-related meme of the week, and you can see them all at The Best Tools For Making Internet ” Memes.” This meme showing the actors in Wes Anderson’s new movie has been making the rounds, and I couldn’t resist. You can see much better memes using the photo at Slate’s The Wes Anderson Cannes Actors Meme Is Like The Breakfast Club, Basically.
This Ed Week Series On Teachers During The Pandemic Looks Really Interesting
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
Four researchers followed seventy-five teachers from across the country as they tried to handle the pandemic, and Education Week has begun publishing a series where they discuss what they learned. The series is called What We Learned About Teachers During the Pandemic: A Series . You can see the first article, I’ve Studied Teachers for 20 Years. The Pandemic Was Their Ultimate Challenge now. It c
Quote Of The Day: All Students Should Should Wear Masks This Fall
by Larry Ferlazzo / 4d
Read about this common sense advice at All children should wear masks in school this fall, even if vaccinated , according to pediatrics group. Of course, a number of states have made the ridiculous decision to outlaw mask requirements in schools. With the Delta Variant spreading, it does not take a medical degree to make an accurate prediction of what will probably happen in those areas….

JUL 18

“Q&A Collections: Classroom-Management Advice”
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
Q&A Collections: Classroom-Management Advice is the headline of my latest Education Week column. See links to 10 years of posts featuring over 100 educators sharing classroom- management advice. Here’s an excerpt from one of them:
New Study Reinforces Value Of Teaching Through Stories
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
Memory and comprehension of narrative versus expository texts: A meta-analysis (NOT behind a paywall) is a new study reinforcing many previous ones – that people remember more information when told in the context of stories. As the authors point out: This finding has implications for any domain in which acquiring and retaining information is important. For a detailed description of how earlier st
This Week’s Update On Critical Race Theory Hysteria
by Larry Ferlazzo / 5d
Samilustrando / Pixabay Here are new additions to RESOURCES FOR LEARNING ABOUT ATTACKS ON “CRITICAL RACE THEORY,” THE 1619 PROJECT & ATTEMPTS TO STOP EDUCATORS FROM TEACHING ABOUT SYSTEMIC RACISM : Critical race theory battles are driving frustrated, exhausted educators out of their jobs is from NBC News. Many Americans embrace falsehoods about critical race theory is from Reuters. How Will Bans

JUL 17

NY Times Video TRIES To Put You In The Shoes Of A Visually Impaired Person
by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
PublicDomainPictures / Pixabay Here’s how The NY Times describes this video: James Robinson, a filmmaker from Maine, shows what it feels like to live with several disabling eye conditions that have defied an array of treatments and caused him countless humiliations. Using playful graphics and enlisting his family as subjects in a series of optical tests, he invites others to view the world throug
Most Popular Posts Of The Week
by Larry Ferlazzo / 6d
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

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