ELA: All News

Posted on: 08/15/2017
What is the ELA PLC? It is an online forum for practitioners across Massachusetts to share ideas and questions related to English language arts (ELA) teaching and learning in the ABE classroom. It is facilitated by Dr. Amy Trawick, with periodic guest facilitators. How? Pose questions and engage in...
Posted on: 07/26/2017
The ELA Research curated collection page has been updated! Please visit it to find links to research that may provide you with background information, a rationale, and evidence to support decisions around ELA teaching, curriculum, and program design.
Posted on: 07/17/2017
The SABES PD Center for ELA has several new or updated resources and curated collections for you to explore, on topics including research, evidence-based reading instruction, standards, and curriculum. Check out our revised home page and follow the links!
Posted on: 06/22/2017
Watch a great movie this summer and prepare for future classes at the same time. Check out the trailers to these six feature-length documentaries, all of which have been successfully used in an adult education classroom. Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed ( YouTube , PBS ) Girl Rising ( YouTube )...
Posted on: 04/10/2017
Lakshmi Nayak from the SABES PD Center for ELA shares her thoughts on the COABE Conference in the following article. It’s exciting to be at a national conference just for the adult education world, to be in a workshop or share a meal with people who share the same concerns, work with similar...
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: 01/23/2017
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 PD Center for ELA website. Why this? Why now? As Tom...
Posted on: 11/30/2016
Overview of the STAR Initiative The ST udent A chievement in R eading (STAR) initiative is a national professional development program focused on building the reading skills of intermediate level adult learners (GLE 4.0–8.9). This evidence-based approach to reading instruction, launched in 2006 by...
Posted on: 05/02/2016
The Recipe for Success (online, self-paced mini-course) What : An introduction to the three instructional shifts of the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education for English Language Arts and Literacy (CCRSAE for ELA). When: Starts the second Tuesday of every month, August–November...