Video Series: Remote ELA Instructional Practices

Introduction to the Video Series: Remote ELA Instructional Practices

Find inspiration and examples for teaching remotely in this series of videos co-produced by the SABES English Language Arts and Literacy (ELA) and Communications PD Centers. In addition to examples of remote ELA instruction, these videos provide examples of classes that are aligned with the MA Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Basic Education, using the ELA Proficiency Guide for Teachers of Adult Basic Education.

The classes are at a high school level (GLE 8-12); the instructional practices are applicable to all levels. These videos depict a range of practice to support activities that promote a shared understanding of instructional quality. Select the video(s) that best meet your needs.

  1. Full Reading Lesson - Our Rights, Our Freedoms: The instructor guides adult learners into understanding the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, using interactive online exercises that both engage them and assess their knowledge. 
  2. Excerpts from lessons on Civics and on Financial Literacy that highlight:
  3. Teacher Interviews: The two instructors reflect on how they teach online vs. offline, and how their adult learners have responded.

Thank you to the teachers and adult learners from the Boston Public Schools Adult Education Program who allowed us to film their virtual classes!

Topic Area
CCRSAE (College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education)
Civics and Citizenship
Distance and Blended Learning
Professional Standards
Social Studies
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Resource Type
PD Center
SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction PD Team