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To meaningfully evaluate student learning, the ESOL instructor needs to understand and apply the principles of backward design. This includes planning meaningful summative assessment aligned to learning objectives, while engaging learners in self-assessment and formative assessment along the…
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Please review the attached document for details about the new ACLS and SABES FY23 Digital Literacy Advisory Group. We are in the process of recruiting a diverse group of members who can represent a range of roles, experience, and types of programs from across the state. Interested applicants should…
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The Basic Disability Screenings for Adult Education Program Use (BDSAE) provides several basic screening tools that can help start the conversation between providers and students about disability-related assessments and accommodations.  The goal of this resource is to help adult educators increase…
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Please view our library of recorded sessions below. You will not find all of our courses here as some do not lend themselves to recording due to the nature of the content and others are designed to be delivered as part of a classroom/virtual classroom experience.  Additionally, there are several "…
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  “Data Science K-10 Big Ideas are descriptions of the most important content in data science through the grades to help focus attention on ways to increase data literacy. Big ideas are those that are central to the discipline of data science, and that link understandings into a coherent whole.”…
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Take Action! is a civic engagement unit developed for a social studies class at the HSE level. Students learn about the fundamentals and limitations of the municipal, state, and federal levels of government, and apply this knowledge by writing about an issue of importance to them in a formal letter…
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Curricula created by Massachusetts ABE practitioners Units Plans, most with sample Lesson Plans (many of these follow the older templates) Setting Directions (GLE 0–3.9) The Science and Culture of Water (GLE 2-3.9) Community Food Security (GLE 5-6) Our Planet, Our Choices (GLE 6–8) College and…
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Learn how to create a SABES account from this 2-page flyer
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View this short video for a tour of the SABES website. 
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Context: WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in essential components of reading to adult learners of all levels. Explicit and systematic instruction is also good practice for effectively serving our population of students with learning challenges. Research has…