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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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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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Frustrated that your students continue to struggle with word problems? You might think it's because they don't read carefully enough, but it could be that they don't know how to make sense of the situation. Singapore Strips (also called bar models or tape diagrams) are a visual tool that can help...
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A 24-page guide from the Aspen Institute which provides “practical guidelines and tools for learning about the nature (skills, tasks, and responsibilities) and structure (schedule, location, scale, and employment classification) of work locally. It includes a framework with questions to guide...
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This 24-page publication from the Aspen Institute provides links and brief annotations for resources and organizations which help bolster family and community economic stability and growth.
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This half-hour documentary “mixes poetry with music, interviews, archival footage, and images of community, nature and dance to explain what Cultural Humility is and why we need it…. Cultural Humility is a process of communal reflection to analyze the root causes of suffering and create a broader,...
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This nine-page CAL Commentary provides a succinct overview of the importance of understanding students’ varied cultural identities and experiences. Key teacher practices and linked resources are included.
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A 68-page report from the National Skills Coalition which “[lays] out the pervasive issues of racism and exclusion in the workforce and education systems, as well as potential solutions for remedying these persistent problems.”
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This document is a glossary of key terms used in the ELA Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Education. The Proficiency Guide is a companion to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Education . Visit the ACLS page, http://www.doe.mass.edu/acls/edueffectiveness/default...
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" Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " is a CCRSAE-aligned unit for ABE students at GLE 4–8, adaptable for GLE 9–12. (See other standards-aligned curricula.) " Where Did You Hear That? Becoming Critical Consumers of News Media " was developed by Kristi Kaeppel, lead...

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