ESOL: All News

Posted on: 02/03/2017
Starting in March and continuing through June, a hybrid course on Integrating Digital Literacy into Adult English Language Instruction will be available through the SABES PD Center for ESOL. The course will be facilitated by Kathy Harris , author of the American Institute for Research’s issue brief...
Posted on: 02/03/2017
Many ESOL programs submitted scope and sequences, unit plans, and other curriculum materials this year and received feedback from the SABES PD Center for ESOL and ACLS. Included in these recommendations was participation in one or more of our PD offerings on curriculum development. The following...
Posted on: 02/03/2017
In October of 2016, OCTAE released the English Language Proficiency (ELP) Standards for Adult Education . The intention of the ELP Standards is to provide the language support needed for English language learners to meet college and career readiness standards. According to the ELP Report: “The ELP...
Posted on: 11/03/2016
Introduction to the ESOL Professional Standards The online Introduction to the ESOL Professional Standards has been revised and is up and running again! This lightly facilitated, 1.5-hour tutorial is designed to introduce you to the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult English...
Posted on: 11/03/2016
Part 1: January 6: This is a 3-hour face-to-face session at World Education in Boston, at which you will explore an assortment of apps and websites to integrate into your teaching. Part 2: During the month of January: After the workshop, you’ll have three weeks to prepare and use your ideas with...
Posted on: 11/01/2016
The SABES PD Centers for Educational Leadership and Strengthening ABE Programs , Distance Learning and Technology Support , and ESOL would like to introduce you to Kate Anderson, coordinator of instructional technology. In this role, Kate will be supporting the three SABES Centers’ online course...
Posted on: 09/06/2016
The SABES PD Center for ESOL is excited to be offering a variety of PD opportunities this fall. In response to requests from the field, Lynne Weintraub, author of the textbook series Citizenship: Passing the Test and national presenter on EL civics and online ESOL resources, will be offering the...
Posted on: 08/15/2016
The SABES PD Center for English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) is pleased to share our FY17 Calendar at a Glance. This Calendar at a Glance provides information about PD activities currently being planned for the upcoming year. Contact Dori McCormack ( dmccormack@hcc.edu ) if you have any...
Posted on: 02/03/2016
Through workshops, communities of practice and program-based coaching, the SABES PD Center for ESOL provides a variety of ways to support you as you develop your program’s unified curriculum. This year, our focus has been on scope and sequence development and unit planning. (Next year, the focus...
Posted on: 02/03/2016
Keep a look out for exemplary models of ESOL Scope and Sequence soon to be posted on the SABES website. (See the "What’s New" section of the SABES PD Center for ESOL page ). Thanks to the ESOL programs for sharing their fine work. As you will see, these models include all of the elements of a scope...