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Science is about observing, asking questions, and learning from mistakes—perfect for these times. These materials, which include some Spanish-language resources, were gathered for a presentation at Massachusetts Coalition for Adult Education (MCAE) Network 2021: Science Teaching Now: What? How?…
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As we know, many of our ESOL learners participate in our remote/blended sessions via cell phone. What does that look like? How does their experience differ from that of a learner on a computer? These tiny videos will help you to see your courses, sessions, and activities from the learners’ view –…
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This webinar series on Addressing Racial Equity in Adult Education Classrooms, Programs, and the Field, is available for on-demand and self-paced viewing.  Thanks to our partnership with the New England Literacy Resource Center (NELRC), the SABES Program Support PD Center is pleased to invite …
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This brief document includes important reminders about preparations for remote activities with students, including technology considerations, handout preparation, and things to do before and during class. These recommendations were compiled by an adult education teacher based on her experience in…
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The Summative Reflection Guide is designed to help those engaged in the Educator Growth and Effectiveness (EGE) model to document the evidence on how their professional learning activities have impacted their instructional practice and student progress, relative to their professional learning goal…
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A set of resources and handouts from the National Association of State Directors of Adult Education (NASDAE), including for distance learning, HSE options, organizations and associations, and more.
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In this 3-part video series will have the opportunity to view brief videos (less than 40 minutes total viewing time) which will provide you with: 1. An overview and background of the MA Professional Standards for Teachers of Adult Speakers of Other Languages 2. A look at each of the 7 standards,…
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Did you know? The SABES Adult Education PD System provides PD offerings that are responsive to the Massachusetts ABE Standards for High Quality Professional Development (HQPD). These standards have been informed by the work of the organization Learning Forward and adapted from the Massachusetts…
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“Over a lifetime, each American throws away nearly 15 tons of packaging. Much of this ends up in the oceans, and much of it is plastic. As plastic ages it breaks into pieces called ‘nurdles’ or ‘mermaid tears.’ These pieces make their way into the food chain and can sicken or kill wildlife.” The…
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Adults who are beginning math learners sometimes find themselves left behind by high school equivalency curricula, or stuck trying to memorize their way through calculations they don’t understand. What will help these learners is a conceptually-focused, cognitively rigorous curriculum that supports…