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This free ESL curriculum, developed by Dr. Glenda Rose and Dr. Denise Guckert, provides 20 paper-based lessons to teach digital literacy skills, starting with the basics of the alphabet and keyboard, and advancing to internet usage. The Digital Access and Resilience in Texas (DART) curriculum…
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A collection of images, both photos and illustrations, all shared with permission of the artists, with prompts to inspire learners to write or speak using critical thinking skills about the image.
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This handy diagram guides adult ESOL practitioners through their PD journey via the SABES ESOL PD menu. The diagram suggests starting with foundational courses, and then moving to subsequent PD options based on interest and need from an array of PD categories. All are aligned to the Massachusetts…
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To thrive in the classroom and in life, there are certain needs that every person has. Each of us needs to have close relationships with others, to feel valued in our communities, and to have a sense of control over our lives. Adults who do not participate in a classroom community in positive ways…
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Find it! Prove it! is a contextualized science unit developed for a science/English language arts class at the intermediate level (GLE 4–8). This unit emphasizes evidence-based reading instruction (EBRI) and incorporates important ACLS curricular lenses, including differentiation and…
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Be Your Own Boss is a 10-lesson unit that prepares students to use math and reasoning to make big decisions. It teaches about small business ownership through real stories using authentic student voices. Throughout the unit, students will follow the stories of four adult education students who own…
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Meet the new FY23 Digital Literacy Advisory Group members and a digital literacy tool they use.
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The SABES ELA Center has aligned its professional development and curated resources with the ABE Professional Standards. Click on the Standards below to see related PD and resources. DOMAIN PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE (K) INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICE (P) CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT (C) …
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This page gives you information about how to target certain professional standards for your professional learning. The SABES ELA Center offers professional development opportunities and curates resources related to the MA ABE Professional Standards. The Standards and their corresponding Indicators…
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The ELA FOCUS Reflections, available as embedded tools in the ELA Proficiency Guide and as separate documents on this page, provide one means for teachers to self-assess their practice in relation to the ABE Professional Standards. Teachers check off areas that they would like more information…