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In this series of four videos, two instructors and the director of Abisi Adult Education Center in Lowell, MA introduce you to the STAR program (Student Achievement in Reading), how they implement STAR in their classrooms, and its positive impact on their adult learners.  Work on this series was…
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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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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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(Compiled by the SABES Program Support PD Center. Updated 3/23/20) Disaster Distress Helpline  Emergency counseling resources from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) 1-800-985-5990  or Text "TalkWithUs" to 66746   Tech and Internet Resources (including reduced rate…
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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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In July 2020, ACLS joined a team of eight states participating in the Teaching the Skills That Matter (TSTM) in Adult Education project . This project, led by American Institute for Research (AIR) and the Office for Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE), trains teachers to integrate the …
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Please view our library of recorded sessions below. You will not find all of our courses here as some do not lend themselves to recording due to the nature of the content and others are designed to be delivered as part of a classroom/virtual classroom experience.  Additionally, there are several "…
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The PDFs linked below are from the former Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles (ASRP) section of the LINCs site. While the section was decommissioned in 2019, the PDFs can be helpful as reading diagnostic assessments.  From the former site, located at https://lincs.ed.gov/professional-…
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Dr. Gholnecsar Muhammad's research examines the historical roots of culturally responsive education (CRE) and provides a clear, practical, and equitable model that extends original CRE research into a new model of culturally and historically responsive education (CHRE). She has applied her five-…