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An overview of the ESOL PD Center's offerings for the year, starting in August, to help you plan your professional development.
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News! 2021 Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult Education (TSTM) Virtual Conference, June 15 and 16, 2021 Over 1,500 adult educators registered for this FREE premier professional development opportunity in 2020. Be a part of it. Register Here! H​​​osted by the Office of Career Technical and…
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Within this PDF, you will find links to valuable tips about ESOL teaching best practices by viewing these 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…
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The ABE License for teachers is available through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The SABES Program Support PD Center offers support and guidance to those seeking ABE Licensure.  About the ABE License ABE Types of Licenses Policy memorandum regarding the Revised…
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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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Understanding and correctly using workplace credential terminology will enhance our communications with students, employers, workforce agencies and community partners.  This video and write up explains the differences between certificates, certifications, degrees and licenses.
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Welcome to the ELA Curriculum Hub Curriculum Basics Overview of ELA Curriculum ACLS' Policy for Curriculum & Instruction Introduction to the Understanding by Design Framework (foundation for the curriculum design process) PD: Building and Enhancing ELA Curriculum in ABE (online, self-paced) […
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Coming soon: the 2022 update to the ELA Proficiency Guide. In the meantime, continue to use the 2019 version: The English Language Arts Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education (2019, Microsoft Word) Professional Standards: The ELA Proficiency Guide is a companion to the Massachusetts…
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Culturally Responsive Teaching can include what topics you are teaching about, how you teach, what materials and examples and perspectives you include, and your own awareness and knowledge. We highlight some specific resources to delve into right now, plus links to resource banks (at the end of…
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ACLS-funded programs have access to a statewide Newsela account for use in their programs in FY22 & FY23. What is Newsela? Newsela takes authentic content from trusted sources and makes it instruction-ready. Each text is published at five reading levels, ranging (roughly) from 3rd to 12th…