There are many amazing adult ed. practitioners across our state. Think of the wisdom, experience, and curiosity represented therein. While our classrooms and students are unique, we have in common the challenges and wonders that we face.
There are also many, many excellent education blogs in existence, but most are for K-12. While they are still relevant to us, wouldn't it be interesting to have a space in which to ponder similar issues through our lens of adult education?
And so, a new blog is born! Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner will be updated periodically with articles by practitioners on our team and in the field. It follows in the footsteps of the Adult Numeracy Center’s math blog that has existed for three years now, where you can read your peers’ views on teaching and learning math.
Explore questions and ideas such as the following, excerpted from current and upcoming posts in the ELA and Math blogs:
We hope you will respond as you feel moved to do so. You have the option of commenting on a specific post or sending a general comment or question from the “Contact Us” page.
Reflecting on our work helps us grow; sharing helps us connect. Both help us to learn and deepen our practice.
Read our first post.
SABES, the System for Adult Basic Education Support in Massachusetts, promotes high quality adult education services through training, support, and resources that improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners and strengthen programs.
Contributors are practitioners in the field and members of our team.
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