This video demonstrates on how to teach vocabulary to a STAR class using explicit instruction. The instructor demonstrates how to use the evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) quadrant chart
Welcome to the SABES English Language Arts Curriculum & Instruction Professional Development Center (ELA C&I PD Center).
Resources: Scroll through ELA: Resources, Research, and Curriculum, notice the three resources highlighted lower down this page, and explore our curated collection pages:
- College & Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE)
- Content-Area Standards and Frameworks, including the HiSET and GED
- Curriculum (development, revision, examples) & Instruction
- Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in ELA
- ELA Proficiency Guide to the MA Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Education
- Evidence-Based Reading Instruction (EBRI), including STAR
- Remote ELA Instruction & Curriculum
The SABES ELA C&I PD Center provides ELA PD and support for adult education programs, including self-paced modules, recorded webinars, live sessions, multi-layered courses, coaching, consulting, and resources related to curriculum and instruction. Based at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA, we serve programs throughout the state.
Have a question or idea? Need a coach? Want to request specific PD? Please write to us.
ELA: Upcoming Events
What: This brief, engaging, online, self-paced mini-course provides an overview of the College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education...
Two instructors and the director of Abisi Adult Education Center in Lowell, MA introduce you to STAR (Student Achievement in Reading) and its impact on adult learners in their school. (SABES)
This video shows how to administer the Diagnostic Assessment of Reading (DAR) to a potential STAR student to determine the appropriate level of instruction for alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and
ELA: Resources, Research and Curriculum
In this series of four videos, two instructors and the director of Abisi Adult Education Center in Lowell, MA introduce you to the STAR program...
Genial.ly is an online tool that educators can use to create interactive images. Here are a few examples of how you might use this tool for ELA...
Coming to us from Marn Frank, recently retired STAR/EBRI guru in Minnesota ATLAS (ABE Teaching & Learning System): "A screen-shareable resource...