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This resource is a practice brief on effective instructional practices and examples for teaching math to English learners (ELs) produced by the U.S. Department of Education's National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA). This is the third publication in a series of briefs that…
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This resource is comprised of two separate components: the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) document, and three overview videos.  First, the MA ELPS document—a revision of the Massachusetts ABE Curriculum Framework for ESOL.  The MA ELPS integrate the College…
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The ABE License for teachers is available through the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The SABES Program Support PD Center offers support and guidance to those seeking ABE Licensure.  About the ABE License ABE Types of Licenses Policy memorandum regarding the…
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Part 1 of the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) Overview introduces the standards, why they were developed, what is new, and what has stayed the same. (SABES)
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Part 2 of the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) Overview explores the organization of the MA ELPS document. (SABES) See also: MA ELPS (Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards) - Document and Overview Videos for a review of the three videos in this…
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Part 3 of the Massachusetts English Language Proficiency Standards (MA ELPS) Overview explores the organization of the MA ELPS document. (SABES).
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This lesson is focused on the pro/con format and on how to use the claim of and supporting evidence in a text to determine the author’s position on a topic. The texts selected for the lesson focus on building students’ knowledge of current advances in technology. (U.S. Dept of Ed. OCTAE)
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Understanding and correctly using workplace credential terminology will enhance our communications with students, employers, workforce agencies and community partners.  This video and write up explains the differences between certificates, certifications, degrees and licenses.
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This packet introduces an instructional routine called a Test Talk. Test Talks will help you create and nurture a classroom culture that values flexible thinking and conceptual understanding and that explicitly prepares students to apply their learning in the context of standardized tests. The…