Larry Ferlazzo

Larry Ferlazzo

teaches English, Social Studies and International Baccalaureate classes to English Language Learners and mainstream students at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California. He has written five books: Self-Driven Learning: Teaching Strategies For Student Motivation; The ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide (with co-author Katie Hull Sypnieski); Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom Challenges; and English Language Learners: Teaching Strategies That Work and Building Parent Engagement In Schools (with co-author Lorie Hammond). Larry writes a popular education blog, a weekly teacher advice column for Education Week Teacher and a monthly column for The New York Times.