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Larry Ferlazzo talks about websites that will help you teach ELL, ESL and EFL. I teach English, Social Studies and International Baccalaureate classes to English Language Learners and mainstream students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento.
In light of the teens leading the campaign for gun control now (see , I thought teachers would find it useful to also have resources available on the role of teens organizing for justice throughout history.
Please share additional resources – this is just the bare bones of a beginning list.
In yet another attempt to get at the enormous backlog I have of sites worth blogging about, I post a regular feature called “The Week In Web 2.0.” (you might also be interested in ). I also sometimes include tech tools or articles about them that might not exactly fit the definition of Web 2.0:
Get On Demand is a new tool for creating chatbots. I’m adding it to
A lack of self-control is often one of the charges leveled at low-income adults and kids, despite overwhelming research finding that poverty causes (not the other way around) what some would consider self-control issues but, which, might in fact be logical choices (see The Best Resources Showing Social Emotional Learning Isn’t Enough).
Now, an L.A. Times piece shares a fascinating study that finds low-income parents are so frustrated at having to say “no” to their children so often because of economic hardship, that they feel saying “yes” to junk food is an affordable way of making a loving gesture.
skip gates, one of the most well-known black educators in the world, was arrested for trying to get into his own home so excuse me for having a difficult time imagining what they would do to a black teacher who they thought was about to reach for a gun much less their own keys
David Coleman, head of the College Board and co-creator of the Common Core Standards, has been famous for his comment about student writing, “People don’t give a sh_t about what you feel or what you think” (see video embedded below).