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Civic awareness and participation, as well as cultural understanding, are important aspects of successfully navigating a new life in the United States. In addition, civics education is required in adult ESOL programs funded under the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA). Resources...
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We are all aware of the mandate to integrate college and career readiness into ESOL instruction at all levels, but you might need support at times applying it to your teaching practice. You’ll find links to a vast array of helpful resources here.
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Introducing digital literacy and effectively weaving it into your instruction can prove to be a challenge. What skills do your students currently have? What is their comfort level with technology? How comfortable are you with your own skills? Which tools would truly enhance your instructional goals...
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You can find valuable tips about best ESOL teaching practices 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 To Do When Teaching an ESOL Class. Each video...
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Are you unclear about definitions for learning disabilities, difficulties, and differences? Do you need information on appropriate accommodations? Are you hoping to gain a better understanding of Universal Design and Differentiated Instruction? Look here to find some great information on these and...
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All the professional and content standards relevant to ESOL practitioners can be found linked below: the complete MAELPS document, with overview videos; the CCRSAE; the MA Professional Standards for Teachers of ESOL; the Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Education. Resources include...
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Did you know? This one-page summary is based on the Massachusetts Adult Education Standards for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD), the foundation of SABES PD. When printing, choose "Fit" or "Fit to page" if you get the choice. Check the HQPD Standards themselves for more detail.
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This is the revised STAR Handbook, updated for FY20.
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The annual STAR research review identifies developments in reading research that call for changes in project content, and keeps the STAR team up-to-date on training and technical assistance. The 2019 STAR research review highlights and summarizes 14 journal articles and conference papers, giving...
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From the national STAR trainers: a bibliography of resources that may be of interest to STAR practitioners, updated for 2019. Sections include: Research Overviews Adult Literacy Assessments Assessment of Components of Reading ABE Reading Instruction Other Factors Affecting ABE Instruction K-12...

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