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Posted on: 01/09/2019
We've added new resources on culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP): 1) Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Some Key Features provides guidance and resources on CRP and multicultural education; 2) Culturally Responsive Teaching Practices is a dissertation thesis that provides a rare look at how CRP is...
Posted on: 01/09/2019
Adult learning programs and other organizations that provide direct services to adults with limited literacy are increasingly looking to mobile learning to extend learning opportunities. Join ACLS, SABES, and other adult education colleagues to learn how you can increase access to free mobile...
Posted on: 01/07/2019
The SABES PD Center for Program Support is setting up cohorts for practitioners interested in obtaining the Massachusetts ABE Teacher's License. License-seekers will use this dedicated time to: Prepare to pass two Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (Communications and Literacy Skills; Adult...
Posted on: 12/28/2018
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has been in effect for over 25 years, and many people are still confused about how the ADA defines disability and what is required of education providers under the law. To help AE programs ensure that students with disabilities can fully participate in the...
Posted on: 12/06/2018
Read the latest on the SABES blog that focuses on teaching and learning in the adult education classroom: Integrating Statistics in the Content Areas , by Melissa Braaten, Haitian Multi-Service Center (Boston) This piece follows Melissa's earlier article, The Case for Statistical Literacy Across...
Posted on: 10/16/2018
Read the latest issue of STAR Tips and Techniques: Ideas for Implementing Evidence-Based Reading Instruction , for November 2018 . This issue discusses the new national website for STAR. As with the old STAR toolkit website, which will be retired at the end of December, the new website will only be...
Posted on: 11/20/2018
From January to May, 2019, the SABES ESOL PD Center, in collaboration with English for New Bostonians, is offering a series of workshops designed to help ESOL teachers prepare their students for gainful employment. Follow the links below for more information and to register for one or more event;...
Posted on: 11/18/2018
“Coming to America” was the lesson topic, and the students of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) wrote and posed questions to one another about their experiences. However, this was no ordinary ESOL class. The nine students and their teachers had gathered at Holyoke Community College’s...
Posted on: 11/15/2018
Is your program interested in hosting a PD session by national expert Mary Ann Corley on formative assessment for reading and writing in May 2019? (In-house—no travel time for your staff!) Please contact the ELA Curriculum and Instruction PD Center director, Merilee Freeman, at mfreeman@qcc.mass...
Posted on: 11/09/2018
Do you teach or tutor reading at the 0–3.9 GLE range? Do you feel comfortable teaching phonemic awareness, phonological awareness, and phonics, with activities that correspond to your learners’ decoding levels? Alphabetics is one of the “essential components” of evidence-based reading instruction...