ELA: All News

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: 10/15/2018
All in one place—the suggested sequence of PD from the ELA C&I PD Center. Click on the embedded hyperlinks in the linked resource for further information.
Posted on: 10/09/2018
Read the latest on the SABES ELA blog, Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner , posted 10/9/18: The Case for Statistical Literacy Across Content Areas (part 1) —Melissa Braaten, Haitian Multi-Service Center (Boston) Catch up on the previous blog posts : Teaching History with Multimedia...
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 (...
Posted on: 09/10/2018
This post follows On the Horizon: The June Deadline , published jointly by the three SABES Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers. Please read that first for the big picture view. Support student outcomes by using standards-aligned curriculum. Good idea. So...what does it mean to be standards-...
Posted on: 10/16/2018
The latest issue of STAR Tips and Techniques: Ideas for Implementing Evidence-Based Reading Instruction has now been posted, for October 2018 . This issue discusses coaching—how it can benefit you, what makes a good coach, and what the coaching process can look like. The September 2018 issue...
Posted on: 09/06/2018
WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in essential components of reading to adult learners of all levels. Explicit and systematic instruction is also good practice for effectively serving our population of students with learning challenges. Research has...