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Posted on: 09/30/2020

Welcome to the SABES ESOL PD Center remote instruction and digital literacy Google Drive folder! Use this link (https://tinyurl.com/remoteinstructionfolder) to go to a folder that includes a handy PDF with links to many useful resources including the Three Pillars to Successful Remote ESOL...

Posted on: 01/07/2021

How have you been dealing with this week's news in your classes, or reacting when your students bring it up? Teaching Tolerance advises, Do not quiet or dismiss students who want to talk about what's happening. This is an issue of immediate importance, and it will occupy their minds whether you...

Posted on: 01/06/2021

Are you interested in incorporating culturally and historically responsive education (CHRE) into your practice? Check out 9 curriculum units developed by the three SABES Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers with companion CHRE suggestions for implementation provided by Dr. Gholdy Muhammad, author of...

Posted on: 12/11/2020

ELA PD for January--March 2021 (as of 12/14/2020) All PD is online through June 2021. Strategies for remote instruction are included. Please note that some courses have prerequisites--plan now! Overview of EBRI: This pre-recorded webinar is a prerequisite for all further Evidence-Based Reading...

Posted on: 12/01/2020

English language learners (ELLs) aren’t just enrolled in ESOL classes. In many programs, ELLs are in adult basic education (ABE) classes as well. However, ABE teachers may be unsure about how to teach math to these students effectively and in a culturally respectful manner. ELLs in the ABE Math...

Posted on: 11/30/2020

The SABES ELA C&I PD Center has a new Director! Evonne Peters is taking over for Merilee Freeman, who retired on November 20th. Evonne brings 20 years of experience in teaching, training, and education administration to this position, including teaching and program coordination in Adult Education...

Posted on: 11/12/2020

Join this session to learn about new models, tools, and resources for those supporting single mother students. This session is great for postsecondary educators and administrators. Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020 Time: 2 pm EST This event is part of a week long celebration of single mothers. See...

Posted on: 11/06/2020

Support student outcomes by using standards-aligned curriculum and instruction. Good idea! So...what does it mean to be standards-aligned? Standards-in-Action writes about three main items in a standards-aligned ELA class: Texts worth reading / listening to; Questions worth discussing and answering...

Posted on: 11/04/2020

Many people have strong opinions about vaccination. Use our new lesson materials with your students to initiate a discussion of the mix of fact and feelings that underlie our beliefs on the subject. The lessons cover the history of vaccines; the science behind how they work; and the math of risk...

Posted on: 10/21/2020

With the event of COVID-19, we hear the word "pandemic" all the time. But do you and your students know the math behind how pandemics spread so quickly? The SABES Math Center, in partnership with the SABES ELA Center, has developed two sets of ready-to-use, downloadable lesson plans and student...