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This video, developed by SABES, provides a quick overview of the ESOL standards and benchmarks for programs in Massachusetts.
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This blog, created by the UMass Center for Educational Assessment, is a “one-stop shop” for materials related to the NRS assessment trainings.
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Program Directors may use this form to request a BEST Plus 2.0 or TABE CLAS-E Writing Scoring training in a specific region.
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WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in essential components of reading to adult learners of all levels. Explicit and systematic instruction is also good practice for effectively serving our population of students with learning challenges. Research has...
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This handy, printable reference highlights critical theories, research, implications for instructional practice, and principles in SLA (Second Language Acquisition).
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Looking for Research and Resources on : Second Language Acquisition Principles, Practice, Approaches, Literacy Culture and Learning College, Career, and Civic Readiness Professional Development and Reflective Practice Adult Learning Theory Take a look at these new resources, designed to inform ESOL...
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In its eight pages, " Teaching and Assessing Understanding of Text Structures Across Grades " summarizes research findings on the relationship between understanding text structure and comprehending what one reads. The author describes types of text structures and paragraphs, "typical text pattern...
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This sample contextualized lesson focuses on using box-and-whisker charts to compare sets of data in the context of exploring climate change. The lesson includes a lesson plan and teacher materials as well as student materials/handouts. A companion ZIP file containing PowerPoint slides for the...
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The STAR research review is conducted annually to identify developments in reading research related to STAR training and technical assistance. The 2018 Research Review looks at the following articles: Adults with poor reading skills and the inferences they make during reading. Building background...
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Learning to Write, Writing to Learn contains the following freely available articles. Learning to Write, Writing to Learn is the April 2018 issue of ASCD 's Educational Leadership magazine. Article descriptions are from the ASCD website. As usual, the articles are written for K-12 teachers but can...

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