ESOL: All News

Posted on: 09/28/2021

ESOL Offerings Through October In our quest to reduce emails to your inbox, SABES is trying another tack. Monday we sent out a list of Math offerings in October; today (Wednesday) we are sending out ELA and ESOL offerings; and Thursday, Program Support offerings. These program-specific emails will...

Posted on: 09/21/2021

As a new school year begins, the SABES ESOL PD Center would like to say "Welcome back!" to our returning teachers and "Welcome!" to those joining the field of adult ESOL for the first time. We hope you all had the chance to take some time to rest and rejuvenate over the summer and are ready to...

Posted on: 07/28/2021

An overview of the ESOL PD Center's offerings for the year, starting in August, to help you plan your professional development.

Posted on: 02/05/2021

Like many individuals and organizations around the country, we at the SABES ESOL PD Center have been increasing our efforts to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in our communities and in our work. One area that we are especially excited about is our evolving collection of DEI Teacher...

Posted on: 10/06/2020

Considerations for providing remote instruction for adult learners are many and complex. Student and teacher access to hardware and software and comfort with technology; finding ways to create a sense of community in our classrooms when we cannot be present in the same space; deciding which of the...

Posted on: 09/30/2020

Welcome to the SABES ESOL PD Center remote instruction and digital literacy Google Drive folder! Use this link (https://tinyurl.com/remoteinstructionfolder) to go to a folder that includes a handy PDF with links to many useful resources including the Three Pillars to Successful Remote ESOL...

Posted on: 03/16/2020

Here you will find valuable resources for ESOL Teachers to share with students to help them get through this public health crisis, along with some useful ideas for teaching online.

Posted on: 03/13/2020

If there ever was a time for the skills of finding credible sources, understanding information in a variety of formats, getting the gist, sorting through evidence, figuring out and accurately using new words and phrases, building knowledge, and communicating clearly--that time is certainly now.You...

Posted on: 02/18/2020

Effective teaching in adult ESOL includes many elements, which are conveniently summarized in the Massachusetts Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult ESOL. The seven standards in this document serve as a helpful guide, clarifying what ESOL teachers need to know and be able to do in order to...

Posted on: 02/07/2020

CollectEdNY has been putting together a collection of adult education resources that cover a wide range of topics (math, science, career-specific study, learning tool reviews, and more). The collection includes resources for teachers working with students seeking their high school equivalency, as...