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Posted on: 01/07/2018
Our PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy continues to create and adjust our offerings to meet your needs. One way that we do this is by developing blended courses. For example, when piloters told us that it was important for teachers to be able to talk together—in the moment—about topics...
Posted on: 01/02/2018
We are excited to start the new year with several blended professional development (PD) offerings! Some of them are completely online, so you won’t have to leave the warmth of the indoors and venture out into the wintery cold. Others combine face-to-face sessions with online components—giving you...
Posted on: 01/02/2018
The SABES PD Center for Using SMARTT and Cognos is responsible for keeping Massachusetts adult education staff up to speed with the SMARTT and Cognos database systems. Since most data management staff work via computer, these trainings are most often offered online; however, they are sometimes...
Posted on: 01/02/2018
. . . and we heard you! Check out these new resources in our library: Supplemental Integrating Career Awareness (ICA) lessons for multiple levels of ESOL My MN Careers is a career exploration website geared specifically toward English language learners and adults with basic skills. The ESOL...
Posted on: 12/15/2017
“It’s just good teaching.” While we’ve hopefully all been lucky enough to learn from at least one really good teacher, being a good teacher is definitely harder than recognizing good teaching, though that is a great place to start. Within these last three years, the focus in Massachusetts adult...
Posted on: 11/17/2017
The recent monthly mailing from ACLS highlighted a new curriculum resource from the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation (CSAI) : Model Lesson Plans to Build Teacher Capacity in Promoting Deeper Learning Through Formative Assessment: Integrated Literacy in Content Learning. Developed...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
Have you ever taken a blended/hybrid course? Have you ever wanted to? Would the ability to participate in High-Quality Professional Development (HQPD) in a blended setting appeal to you? Blended and online learning options have grown in leaps and bounds over the past 10 years. In a recent survey of...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
Attention program directors: Redesigning Career Pathways Programs for Adult Student Success i s a workshop that builds on the popular sessions that were offered by LaGuardia Community College during the Directors meeting in May. Incorporating the vision and performance outcomes delineated in WIOA,...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
The Adult and Community Learning Services (ACLS) unit of the Massachusetts Department of Education (ESE) is dedicated to helping adult educators improve their practice through participation in High Quality Professional Development (HQPD). Per ESE, HQPD is “a set of coherent learning experiences...
Posted on: 11/06/2017
We Can Help! In order to succeed, our adult learners need to be equipped with more than just rote math procedures. If you know that your students require deeper understanding so they can apply math concepts, and you wish you knew how to more effectively plan and teach to these goals, then you will...