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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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This research overview is designed to help License-seekers working on Module 4, Adult Learning Theory.
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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.  Introduction from the former site: "Assessment Strategies and Reading…
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In this time of upheaval, it's important to understand as best we can what is happening. Our Center wants to support you and your students by offering resources that focus on real data, in real time to help make some sense of what's happening.    Ready-to-Use Vaccine Lesson Materials We've…
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Many people have strong opinions about vaccination. Use these vaccine lesson materials with your students to initiate a discussion of the facts and feelings that underlie people's beliefs on the subject. The pre-ASE level lessons cover the history of vaccines, the science behind how they work, and…