Third in the series of 4, this video focuses on how instructors use STAR (Student Achievement in Reading) to differentiate instruction for adult learners. (SABES)
Welcome to the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Center (ELA PD Center)
The SABES ELA PD Center provides ELA professional development and support including self-paced modules, recorded webinars, live sessions, multi-layered courses, coaching, consulting, and resources related to curriculum and instruction. Based at World Education in Boston, MA, we serve adult education programs throughout Massachusetts.
Have a question or idea? Need a coach? Write to us!
See ALL currently scheduled ELA PD (including online self-paced courses) or search the SABES PD Calendar. Note that participants from MA ACLS-funded programs have priority for event registration, but others are welcome as space allows.
Coaching and program-based PD are available to ACLS-funded programs on request. Please write to us to request specific PD or coaching.
Find all ELA resources at ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum, or browse our curated pages:
- MA ELA Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Basic Education
- ELA Curriculum Hub
- Priority Curriculum Lenses: Contextualization and Relevance; Culturally Responsive Teaching; Differentiation; Digital Literacy and Technology; Evidence-Based Instruction (incl. STAR); Standards-Based Teaching (incl. CCRSAE)
- SABES Video Gallery
ACLS-funded programs continue to have access to a statewide Newsela account for FY23.
ELA: Upcoming Events
Explore evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) techniques for teaching general academic (Tier 2) vocabulary to adults at the ABE and ASE...
Introduction to Diagnostic Assessment of Reading is an online self-paced short course for anyone who wants to learn more about...
Join this session to learn how to effectively integrate ELA standards into career awareness and career exploration lessons. The facilitators...
In this video, instructors tell us how they teach STAR (Student Achievement in Reading) within thematic units such as science and social students. (SABES)
Fourth in the series of 4, this video emphasizes that the STAR (Student Achievement in Reading) program is dynamic and powerful for adult learners, and some of the reasons why it is successful. Two
ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum
Introduction to the Video Series: Remote ELA Instructional Practices PILOT - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION Find inspiration and examples for teaching…
Be the Change is Quizlet’s social justice library, filled with impactful and approachable information for educators to use in and out of the…
Reading Instruction: Our Rights, Our Freedoms (full lesson) PILOT - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION Brooke Machado teaches a remote high school level Social…