SABES: All News

Posted on: 03/25/2020
Good day. How are you managing? There is a lot to manage, for us and our students. We will help by sifting through the vast amounts of information related to COVID-19 and to distance teaching and learning. See the ELA Connections page for useful resources, and check back often. Like the other SABES...
Posted on: 03/24/2020
The SABES ELA C&I PD Center is providing the following online PD opportunities immediately: Recipe for Success, Overview of EBRI, Intro. to LD in Adults, and Alphabetics. The three that are currently in session will re-open registration and remain open through June. Participants will be able to...
Posted on: 03/24/2020
During the changing and challenging circumstances of the current COVID-19 shutdowns, it's important to connect to learners. Advisors can use a variety of tools to offer learners support, share community resources and encourage their progress with learning goals. It is more important than ever to...
Posted on: 03/19/2020
Looking for ideas to introduce your adult students to online tools? Check out our list of free and fun resources!
Posted on: 03/19/2020
Hello colleagues: We hope you are doing well. Like you, our SABES Program Support PD Center (PSPDC) team is working hard to respond to the need to rapidly shift from face-to-face to online services. To help you keep current with our PD plans, we're sharing the attached flyer. It includes some...
Posted on: 03/16/2020
Here you will find valuable resources for ESOL Teachers to share with students to help them get through this public health crisis, along with some useful ideas for teaching online.
Posted on: 03/14/2020
The SABES Program Support PD Center is offering two webinars to help you plan for teaching your learners online using two free online products: Google Classroom (March 23) and USA Learns (March 30). Everyone is concerned about the increasing spread of the coronavirus and preparing for how this...
Posted on: 03/13/2020
If there ever was a time for the skills of finding credible sources, understanding information in a variety of formats, getting the gist, sorting through evidence, figuring out and accurately using new words and phrases, building knowledge, and communicating clearly--that time is certainly now. You...
Posted on: 02/21/2020
DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30! Attention all instructors who teach math at any level to any adult students (including ESOL)! We're collecting data from Massachusetts teachers about the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (CALM), and the best part is, you don't need to currently be using CALM (or...
Posted on: 02/18/2020
Effective teaching in adult ESOL includes many elements, which are conveniently summarized in the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult ESOL . The seven standards in this document serve as a helpful guide, clarifying what ESOL teachers need to know and be able to do in order to...