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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.
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.
This is the revised STAR Handbook, updated for FY20.
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…
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…
What does WIOA have to say about EBRI and STAR? How are EBRI and STAR related? Do you have to offer them in your program? Read this 2-page brief that summarizes the connections between WIOA, EBRI, and STAR (see below). See also: Evidence-Based Reading Instruction (EBRI) STAR—The STudent Achievement…
This text set on Vision is designed so that a video text introduces each topic, followed by an article. The articles can be read aloud as pairs or individually to accommodate learners’ reading abilities. (Find other Text Sets, and read about their pre-teaching considerations, structure, and use in…
Text Sets are curated sequences of resources that build knowledge on a topic, with a few activities to help note and summarize the learning. They are great tools, and can be a key part of incorporating two of the CCRSAE instructional shifts: Text Complexity and Building Knowledge. This collection…
Context: WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in essential components of reading to adult learners of all levels. Explicit and systematic instruction is also good practice for effectively serving our population of students with learning challenges. Research has…
This web page offers 15 classroom activities, exercises, and discussion guides to help address cultural and racial issues.