ELA: All News

Posted on: 02/23/2017
Facing History and Ourselves, a Brookline-based educational non-profit organization, is offering three free webinars over the next three weeks. These webinars will be of use to anyone who teaches history, even though they are about using Facing History's updated Holocaust and Human Behavior...
Posted on: 02/02/2017
In the adult education field, we know that while "virtually everyone needs a high level of literacy in both print and digital media to negotiate most aspects of 21st century life — succeeding in a competitive job market, supporting a family, navigating health information, and participating in civic...
Posted on: 01/27/2017
What is it? This is a new opportunity for ABE teachers across Massachusetts to connect with each other through an online forum focused on English language arts (ELA) teaching and learning: a user-friendly private forum for sharing ideas and questions related to ELA instruction in the ABE classroom...
Posted on: 01/27/2017
ABE and ESOL practitioners who've had the good fortune to participate in one of John Strucker's PD offerings or conference sessions have loved the combination of knowledge, experience, and humor that he brings. Come back for more, or if you've never met him, come now, to Choose It & Use It:...
Posted on: 01/23/2017
This is the first in a short series of posts related to understanding, comparing, and using Bloom's Taxonomy and Webb's Depth of Knowledge. Ultimately the posts will be collected and posted as a single resource collection document on the SABES ELA website. Why this? Why now? As Tom Mechem mentioned...
Posted on: 01/20/2017
The SABES PD Center for ELA recently added three research studies to the SABES Resource Library which we hope will provide you with background information, reasons, and evidence to support decisions around ELA teaching, curriculum, and program design. Adult Education Literacy Instruction: A Review...
Posted on: 12/26/2016
The SABES PD Center for ELA is here to help you on the yellow brick road to effective ELA teaching that leads to positive student outcomes and WIOA compliance. Curated resource collection pages for the CCR Standards and for ELA curriculum are now linked within the top paragraph on our ELA page ...
Posted on: 11/30/2016
Overview of the STAR Initiative The STAR initiative is a national professional development program focused on building the reading skills of intermediate level (GLE 4.0–8.9) adult learners. This evidence-based approach to reading instruction, launched in 2006 by the US Department of Education's...
Posted on: 10/17/2016
Find everything in one place: All about the College and Career Readiness Standards (from across the SABES PD Centers) All about Curriculum Creation (from the SABES PD Center for ELA) These resource collections will be updated frequently, so be sure to check back. Do you know of a resource that...
Posted on: 08/25/2016
Happy September, Everyone! As we wrap up summer work and head into this academic year, the halls are alive with the sound of standards. WIOA requires each program to have a curriculum that is aligned to the CCR Standards for Adult Education. But, you may be asking: What does it mean to be aligned,...