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Larry Ferlazzo

An award-winning English and social studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author or editor of 12 books, including Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges, The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools. He also maintains the popular Websites of the Day blog. In the Education Week Opinion blog, Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo, he responds to readers’ questions on classroom management, ELL instruction, lesson planning, and other challenges teachers face. Send your questions to

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