ELA: All News

Posted on: 08/15/2019
We are excited to announce a new page on the SABES ELA website: Text Sets . More than a collection of resources on a topic, text sets are curated and sequenced short collections of resources, with a glossary and a few simple accompanying activities to support vocabulary and knowledge-building. From...
Posted on: 08/19/2019
Facing History & Ourselves is a Massachusetts education nonprofit with many great resources that can be adapted or used as is for adult education. Their powerful motto is: People Make Choices. Choices Make History. Check out their Back-to-School Checklist , with "reflection questions, ideas,...
Posted on: 07/18/2019
The SABES Program Support PD Center has added 13 new cultural competence resources to the library that were collected and annotated specifically for us and adult educators by Dr. Vivian Carlo , Professor Emerita, Lesley University Graduate School of Education. Vivian presented the PD session...
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: 10/24/2018
Read the latest blog by Melissa Braaten of the SABES Math Center on The Case for Statistical Literacy Across Content Areas (Part 1) . This special cross-center piece currently appears on the SABES ELA blog Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner . Parts 1 and 2 of the piece will also...
Posted on: 08/17/2018
This message is brought to you jointly by the three Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers for Math, ELA, and ESOL. Are you using standards-aligned curriculum? Deadline ACLS Curriculum Policy states: Programs offering ABE instruction in mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
Welcome to the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum and Instruction Professional Development Center! Also known as the SABES ELA C&I PD Center, the SABES ELA Center, or the ELA PD Center, we exist to provide adult education programs throughout Massachusetts with professional development,...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
MESCA sounds like a coffee drink. Think of it as a shot of caffeine for standards-aligned instruction. Make those ELA standards come alive! Learn (or confirm) strategies and tools for teaching in a stimulating, rigorous, ELA CCR standards-aligned classroom. Connect the standards to the three key...
Posted on: 09/07/2018
With our first-class ELA coaches, you can extend your professional development experience, dig deeper into a topic, receive personalized help and support, or work with colleagues in a facilitated small group at or near your program. The ELA Center has trained excellent adult educators to support...
Posted on: 09/12/2018
Is your program interested in hosting a PD session by Dr. Amy Trawick on Teaching Advanced Readers in the Spring of 2019? (In house—no travel time for your staff!) Please contact the ELA Center director, Merilee Freeman ( mfreeman@qcc.mass.edu or 508-854-4296). Evidence-based reading instruction (...