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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? This PDF provides several links to help you to find…
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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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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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Keeping up with education research helps you understand how learning takes place and why certain teaching practices are likely to be effective. We sort through what’s out there and post the most relevant and useful articles here. Check back often, as we will add to our collection regularly.
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All the professional and content standards relevant to ESOL practitioners can be found linked below in this handy PDF: 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.…
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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. Linked in the PDF below, you will find a vast array of helpful resources.
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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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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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The New York Times Learning Network hosted "Teaching With The Times Across the Curriculum" webinars in the Fall of 2017. The free one-hour webinar archives are still available to watch, and while specific news may have changed, the overall topics are highly relevant: Picture This: Teaching Critical…