Top Website: Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day

This guy’s blog is absolutely fabulous!  He posts about everything in ESL, but particularly about top websites.  One particularly helpful page is the “Most Popular” tab – he posts everything from ‘The best websites for learning about MLK” to “Helping students develop self-control.”  Larry’s won quite a few awards and is an ESL teacher in California.  He also runs an English website for English language learners.

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Teaching in a distant classroom

by Michael H. Romanowski and Teri McCarthy

Summary:  this book helps those considering teaching overseas reflect on the many aspects of and skills needed for this endeavor.  Chapter topics include:  worldview, philosophy of education curriculum, practical applications, qualities of good teachers,  expectations and accomodations, and culture shock.  Note:  it is written from a Christian perspective.

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