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2021 Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult Education (TSTM) Virtual Conference – June 15 and 16, 2021 The Office of Career Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) under contract with the American Institutes for Research (AIR), will be hosting the 2021 Teaching the Skills That Matter in Adult…
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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 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…
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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 handy two-page document offers suggestions for free, downloadable resources and everyday items that can help instructors teach math remotely. Students can use these resources at home to learn and reinforce math concepts in a hands-on way even when they can't physically be in the classroom.
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This introductory guide was developed to introduce employers and workforce development organizations to the effects of toxic stress and trauma on individuals in the workplace. The guide compiles a selection of organizational strategies and practices to advance trauma-informed approaches in employee…
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The College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) are about WHAT to teach, not HOW. Teachers must bring them to life in the classroom. A Teacher’s Guide to the CCRSAE for Level A and Level B Adult Learners, by John Strucker, EdD, will help teachers of adult learners at GLE 0-3…