This page will give you an overview of the BEST Plus test and the specifics of test administration. You can visit www.cal.org/aea/bestplus at any time for more information about the BEST Plus.
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The ACLS assessment web section is where you’ll find the latest updates, Policies and Procedures manuals, and other supporting documentation.
This web page includes Massachusetts policies on BEST Plus, CLAS-E Reading and CLAS-E Writing Assessment.
A free web-based multimedia system for adult learning English as a second language.
From the Adult Literacy Media Alliance (ALMA), a collection of entertaining “real life” videos and engaging web activities covering the content areas.
This resource was developed by SABES and ACLS
Promoting Learner Transitions to Postsecondary Education and Work: Developing Academic Readiness Skills From the Beginning
This brief, by Betsy Parrish and Kimberly Johnson, is written for practitioners and education researcher who work with adult English language learners at any level, with a focus on instruction that promotes transitions to postsecondary education and work.
In this resource, William E. Sedlacek addresses assessments of non-cognitive qualities — persistence, dependability, motivation, the ability to work with others, intercultural sensitivity — and how they affect success in school or in the workplace.
Curriculum guide developed by SABES and NCTN.
Lesson planning with the diamond model.