"Mid-year and mid-spring, I gave teachers a Reality Check—a one-page sheet with five questions: What's going particularly well for you this year? What concerns/issues do you have at this point? What can I do to best support you right now? If you could get some professional development right now,...
Ed Leadership: All Resources, Research and Curriculum
How can leaders communicate in a way that moves resistant teachers from grudging compliance to true commitment? "Resistance to change is a natural human tendency. We get comfortable with our routines, and it's hard to muster the energy to change something when we don't feel the urgency or need...
"To make students' futures better, we need to consider what skills they will need—and teach them. If we really want to prepare students for life beyond school, we could begin by asking ourselves what pieces of our own education we are using now as adults. That is an edgy question, and many teachers...
"The seeds of transformational leadership lie in honest, regular personal reflection by leaders. Transforming an organizational culture means understanding that culture, along with the mind-sets that create its structures and its patterns of thinking and behaving." Eight ways to examine your own...
In this resource from Achieve the Core, five areas of consideration are addressed: knowledge of the shifts; setting a vision for college- and career-readiness; developing clear metrics to guide the work; building capacity in the school; and staying engaged in the work.
This graphic provides an overview of the professional development opportunities provided by the SABES PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening ABE Programs.
Lesson planning with the diamond model.
This video will show teachers how to create a table in word and how to add resources to the table and how to create folders and save in Word.
Lesson Plan With Examples Video: Walks through the process of writing a lesson plan using a template
The Basics of Writing Lesson Plans for ABE/ESOL Classes: Describes five components of a lesson plan.