Saturday, June 11, 2011

Tuesday, June 14th - Live with Larry Ferlazzo on Helping Students Motivate Themselves

Join me Tuesday, June 14th, for a live and interactive Future of Education interview with Larry Ferlazzo on his new book, Helping Students Motivate Themselves:  Practical Answers to Classroom Challenges.

Date: Tuesday, June 14th, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am GMT (next day--international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at The Elluminate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Elluminate, please visit Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event here.
Event Recordings: The full Elluminate recording is at and a portable audio recording is at  The LearnCentral event page is

Larry Ferlazzo teaches English and Social Studies at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written two previous books, Building Parent Engagement In Schools (with co-author Lorie Hammond) and English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work.

He writes a popular education blog at, and has won numerous awards, including the Leadership For A Changing World Award from the Ford Foundation. He also was the Grand Prize Winner of the International Reading Association Award for Technology and Reading and was given The Education Partnership Award by the College of Education at California State University, Sacramento.

His articles on education issues appear regularly in the Washington Post, Teacher Magazine and The Huffington Post. In addition, his work has appeared in The New York Times, Educational Leadership, Social Policy, and Language Magazine.

Larry was a community organizer for nineteen years prior to becoming a public school teacher. He is married and has three children and two grandchildren.

Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges

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