ELA: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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SABES ELA Website Highlights -- Handy Resource!
For your reference—a one page handy guide to the ELA portion of the SABES website.
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What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It? (2012)
"What Is Evidence-Based Reading Instruction and How Do You Know It When You See It?" This 13-page brief, produced under a contract with OCTAE , reflects the experience of the Los Angeles Unified School District’s Division of Adult and Career Education as it worked to bring about fundamental changes...
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Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers (2005)
Developed for adult education teachers "who want to build and strengthen adults’ reading skills," Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers provides guidance on how to plan and deliver reading instruction. Research-backed strategies that have been proven to work...
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Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading (2010)
Writing to Read: Evidence for How Writing Can Improve Reading , a report from the Carnegie Corporation of New York , was written by Steve Graham and Michael Hebert of Vanderbilt University and published by the Alliance for Excellent Education . As stated in the Executive Summary (p.4), this report...
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Evidence-Based Reading Instruction (EBRI)
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...
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Teaching and Assessing Understanding of Text Structures Across Grades
In its eight pages, " Teaching and Assessing Understanding of Text Structures Across Grades " summarizes research findings on the relationship between understanding text structure and comprehending what one reads. The author describes types of text structures and paragraphs, "typical text pattern...
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STAR Research Review
The STAR research review is conducted annually to identify developments in reading research related to STAR training and technical assistance. The 2018 Research Review looks at the following articles: Adults with poor reading skills and the inferences they make during reading. Building background...
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Learning to Write, Writing to Learn (Educational Leadership magazine issue)
Learning to Write, Writing to Learn contains the following freely available articles. Learning to Write, Writing to Learn is the April 2018 issue of ASCD 's Educational Leadership magazine. Article descriptions are from the ASCD website. As usual, the articles are written for K-12 teachers but can...
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NASA Education Webinars and Resource Links
Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources that bring NASA into your classroom, through free 60-minute webinars presented by the NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative at Texas State University. Registration is required...
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Water those Seeds of Learning - Video on the Reflective Practitioner blog
Video and transcript on the PD Center for ELA blog the Reflective Practitioner - Water those Seeds of Learning