Search the SABES Resource Library

To search the library, enter a search term or select any or all of the above filters. Click "Search."
Website
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…
Video
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…
Document, Video
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.
Document, Video
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…
Document
(Compiled by the SABES Program Support PD Center. Updated 2/17/21) 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…
Website
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…
Document, Video
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…
Document, Website
In 2016, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made changes to what nutritional information food manufacturers are required to report and how they are required to report it. Large manufacturers were required to make the changes by Jan 1st, 2020, and smaller manufacturers had until Jan 1st, 2021.…
Website
Jamboard, Google's interactive whiteboard, can be used in many creative ways. Please note that you need a Google account in order to create Jamboards, but do not need one in order to use publicly shared Jamboards. And, yes, Jamboard is usable from a smartphone. Support and Examples from the ELA…
Website
Science is about observing, asking questions, and learning from mistakes—perfect for these times. These materials, which include some Spanish-language resources, were gathered for a presentation at Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) Network 2021: Science Teaching Now: What? How?…