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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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Excerpted from the mobile instructional tools series Going Mobile brought to you by the ESOL C&I PD Center, the video introduces you to WhatsApp, provides a job aide, and a list of possible uses for your ESOL classroom (or virtual) instruction.
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Excerpted from a webinar in our Going Mobile series which highlights mobile applications for ESOL instruction, this video introduces Quizlet and many features you can use with your students.
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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 PD Center for Educational Leadership and Strengthening Programs offers support and guidance to those seeking ABE Licensure.    About the ABE License ABE Types of Licenses…
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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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“The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women's constitutional right to vote. This historic centennial offers an unparalleled opportunity to commemorate a milestone of democracy and to explore its relevance to the issues of equal…
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The National COVID-19 Rapid Response Report for Adult Educators is out! From the Introduction:  "In March 2020, much of the U.S. suddenly shut down in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. Members of the Evidence-Based Adult Education System (E-BAES) taskforce set out to learn how the pandemic was…
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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.
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Review the Year at a Glance to see what is offered now as well as what is coming up later this year from the Professional Development Center for ESOL Curriculum and Instruction.