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Larry Ferlazzo's Monthly Website Newsletter -- December, 2013

November’s “The Best…” Lists — There Are Now 1,207 Of Them

Here’s my monthly round-up of new “The Best…” lists I posted this month (you can see all 1,207 of them categorized here):

The Best Ways To Modify The Picture Word Inductive Model For ELLs

The Best Videos Of Tom Lehrer’s Songs

The Best Sites For Learning About Italy

The Best Sites For Learning About France

The Best Online Resources About President John F. Kennedy

The Best Resources For Geography Awareness Week

The Best Resources For Learning About Typhoon Haiyan

The Best Hans Rosling Videos

The Best Online Resources For Learning About The Gettysburg Address

“My Best Posts On Parent Engagement In 2013″

The Best Posts On Curiosity

A Collection Of The Best Fun, Yet True, “Said No Teacher Ever” Resources

“The Best Resources For Learning About The ‘Word Gap’”

The Best Videos Showing “Thinking Outside The Box” — Help Me Find More

The Best Posts Interpreting This Year’s NAEP Scores

Here Is Who I Recommend You Follow On Twitter

The Best “Mind-Blowing” Videos About Technology That I’ve Seen — Help Me Find More

The Best Ways To Use Mistakes When Teaching Writing


November’s Best Posts From This Blog

I regularly highlight my picks for the most useful posts for each month — not including “The Best…” lists. I also use some of them in a more extensive monthly newsletter I send-out. You can see older Best Posts of the Month at Websites Of The Month (more recent lists can be found here).

Here are some of the posts I personally think are the best, and most helpful, ones I’ve written during this past month (not in any order of preference):

Using Protest Movements & Historical Photos For English Language Development

Here’s What My IB Theory Of Knowledge Students Did For Their “Ways Of Knowing Final Project”

‘Listen, Empathize, Connect’ For Student Motivation

A Simple & Effective Classroom Lesson On Gratitude

“Collection Of Tweets From Second Week’s Chat On Classroom Management”

‘Good News & Bad News’ About Student Motivation

Geography Students Use “” To Create Virtual Trips

Create Collaborative Online Documents Using “Notepad” With Audio Chat

“Choice Equals Power: How to Motivate Students to Learn”

Lesson On John F. Kennedy

“Teachers Should Be Friendly With Students But Not Friends”

‘There Is No Such Thing As An Unmotivated Student’

Professor James Heckman Publishes New Paper On “Non-Cognitive Traits”

Microsoft Eliminates Its Own Destructive VAM Rankings; However, Gates Still Seems Focused On Using It For Us

“Collection Of Tweets From First Week’s Chat On Classroom Management”

Supporting English Language Learners In Content Classes

Teaching English With Lucha Libre

Having English Language Learners Use Cellphones To Identify High-Interest Vocabulary

No, L.A. School Reformers, Grit Does Not Equal Giving Students Rewards & Being Data-Driven

Finding Similar Images To Use For Compare/Contrast Prompts

Ways To Support Students Setting Goals

Student-Created Prompts As A Differentiation Strategy

English Language Learners Using Screencast-o-matic For Folktale Presentations

Literably Is An Excellent Reading Site — If Used With Caution

Getting A Special Wristband Is Not The Best Road To Greater Student Motivation

“Response: A Bad Day In The Classroom ‘Will Pass’”

Google Unveils Great Resource For Virtual Field Trips

My NY Times Post On Using Music With ELLs

This Year’s Shipment Of Stress Balls For Students Has Arrived!

“My Most Popular Parent Engagement Posts In 2013″

“Recover From Bad Days by Seeing ‘Disasters as Opportunities’”

Three Useful Common Core “Cheat Sheets”

EDpuzzle Is An Innovative Video Site

Education Books In One Sentence — Part One

It Might Be Hard To Find A Better Short Video Than This One To Portray “Grit”

Using Freire & Fotobabble With English Language Learners

“Student Contest | 15-Second Vocabulary Videos”

New Link For My Article, “Developing Teacher Leadership For The Long Haul”

“Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school”

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