ELA: All News

Posted on: 09/19/2022

EBRI PD in 2022-23 Learn how to support your students at all grade level equivalents (GLEs) with Evidence-Based Reading Instruction (EBRI) tools and strategies through the following PD opportunities. Need the big picture? Read To the Point: WIOA, EBRI, and STAR. Want some details? Read more about...

Posted on: 09/14/2022

The SABES ELA C&I PD Center is delighted to welcome Karen Greaves to its team, as instruction and PD specialist. She joins the director, Evonne Peters, in the ELA center's new home at World Education in Boston. Karen comes to us from the Boston Public Schools Department of Adult Education. During...

Posted on: 02/11/2022

Did you know that there used to be such a large deaf population on Martha's Vineyard that the entire community used a home-grown sign language? Being deaf or hearing were both normal. (Curious? Read The Island that Spoke by Hand – Uncovering the history of Deaf culture on Martha’s Vineyard and The...

Posted on: 09/17/2021

It's September 2021! We asked teachers what they are—or will be—working on in these first weeks of classes, the strengths they are bringing to this new year, and what they are looking forward to. The two biggest themes to emerge were 1) how happy teachers are to be going back to in-person classes...

Posted on: 04/22/2021

When you return to classes after April break, try the latest Teaching Idea from Facing History and Ourselves: Accountability, Justice, and Healing After Derek Chauvin's Trial. And in early June, join us for PD led by Facing History's Charles FitzGibbon: Facing History: Equipping Ourselves and Our...

Posted on: 02/10/2021

Have you heard any of these questions from colleagues, from your students, or inside your own head? I am confused. The January 6th riot at the Capitol is something I never expected to see here in the U.S. However, some people are saying the signs were there all along, and that this points to...

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: 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: 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...