Teacher Reflections

Boston Public Schools Adult Education teachers Karen Greaves and Brooke Machado reflect on the financial literacy and civics lessons that they filmed in the summer of 2021 for this series, Instructional Practices in Remote ELA Teaching. They discuss how their teaching changed as a result of going online; the choices, tools, and strategies they use to engage their students in the lessons; and how their adult learners responded.

Interview with Karen Greaves

Video length: 7:06 minutes  |  Video Transcript (PDF)  |  Watch on Vimeo

Interview with Brooke Machado

Video length: 7:41 minutes  |  Video Transcript (PDF)  |  Watch on Vimeo

These videos are part of the series Remote ELA Instructional Practices, filmed at the Boston Public Schools Adult Education Program in the summer of 2021. Watch other videos in the series: Remote ELA Instructional Practices

These videos depict a range of practices to support activities that promote a shared understanding of instructional quality. Select the video(s) that best meet your needs.   

Topic Area
CCRSAE (College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education)
Civics and Citizenship
Digital Literacy
Distance and Blended Learning
Professional Standards
Social Studies
Media Type
Resource Type
PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Center