ELA: All News

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: 11/15/2018
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...
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: 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: 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...