ESOL: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education
The College and Career Readiness Standards (CCR) for Adult Education report presents a set of college and career readiness standards that reflect the content most relevant to preparing adult students for success in colleges, technical training programs, work and citizenship—in the areas of English...
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Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult ESOL - What ESOL Instructors Need To Know and Be Able To Do
The Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Speakers of Other Languages outline what teachers of adult English language learners need to know and be able to do. The standards were developed collaboratively over a two-year period with considerable input from Massachusetts adult...
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The ESOL Standards - An Overview
This video, developed by SABES, provides a quick overview of the ESOL standards and benchmarks for programs in Massachusetts.
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Research on Second Language Acquisition and Teaching ESOL
The SABES PD Center for ESOL has compiled a list of research that may be valuable to you as you design your Adult ESOL program. The list is organized by topic: General Second Language Acquisition (SLA) Research ; SLA Instruction ; SLA and Culture ; and SLA and Literacy . It is not an exhaustive...
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Meeting the Language Needs of Today's English Learner- Issue Brief
This issue brief is a part of the LINCS ESL Pro suite of resources: Meeting the Language Needs of Today’s Adult English Language Learner . The purpose of this Issue Brief is to provide a rationale for the need for increased rigor in all English language acquisition programs, whether in a literacy...
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How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ From ABE Reading Instruction? (2005)
Many ABE classes include both English language learners and native speakers. How do these learners differ from one another, and how might those differences affect instruction? At only four pages, How Should Adult ESL Reading Instruction Differ From ABE Reading Instruction? is a quick read that...
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Resource Center
Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has developed a variety of resources to support these efforts. At the USCIS Resource Center you will find information on the naturalization process, the...
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Resource Center
Adult educators play a critical role in helping immigrants prepare for U.S. citizenship. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has developed a variety of resources to support these efforts. At the USCIS Resource Center , you will find information on the naturalization process, the...
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Integrating Digital Literacy into English Language Instruction
Digital literacy and related-technology skills are essential for English language learners in the 21st century. This resource from LINCS offers information on how these skills are used and ways to integrate them into instruction. It also highlights research-based ways to incorporate technology,...
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Preparing English Learners for Work and Career Pathways
This publication from LINCS suggests several strategies for contextualizing instruction in careers and work readiness to provide adult English language learners with the specific language and technical skills they need to be successful and prepared for work or training in their career pathways.