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You can find valuable tips about best ESOL teaching practices videos created by the SABES ESOL PD Center. They include (1) A Well-Structured ESOL Lesson, (2) Error Correction, (3) Increasing Student Engagement and Limiting Teacher Talk, and (4) What NOT To Do When Teaching an ESOL Class. Each video...
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This resource is comprised of two separate components: the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) document, and three overview videos. First , the MA ELPS document—a revision of the Massachusetts ABE Curriculum Framework for ESOL . The MA ELPS integrate the College and...
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For your reference—a one page handy guide to the ELA portion of the SABES website.
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This article, by Donna Curry of the SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center, discusses several key elements of the Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) assessment framework, including the definition of numeracy and numerate behavior...
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This video is a 15-minute narrated introduction to the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) for ELA. This is an update of the similar video created in 2015. The resources referenced in this video, and additional resources and PD, are available at https://www.sabes.org...
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Do you teach social studies, or have an interest in child welfare, recent Native American history, working together for social justice, or the practice of a truth and reconciliation commission? There are many possible connections to this documentary. "DAWNLAND is about cultural survival and stolen...
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What are Text Sets? Why use them? When? Are they stand-alone, or do you need to pre-teach? Can they be used with all GLEs? See text set examples , and find answers to these questions in "About Text Sets":
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" Introduction to Author's Purpose and Persuasive Strategies " Lesson 2 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 2: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies ReadWriteThink's Persuasive Techniques in...
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" Bias—In the News and Inside of Us " Lesson 3 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 3: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Media Bias Fact Check provides lists of sites that contain right and left-...
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"News—The Good, the Fake, and the Funny" Lesson 1 of 3 for the ELA unit, " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " Websites used in Lesson 1: MA STAR Handbook , pg. 17 chart of vocabulary strategies Video— Pizzagate Video— TED Talk: How False News Can Spread OR on...

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