Math and Numeracy: All News

Posted on: 08/21/2020

Are you one of the many instructors who will be teaching your math classes from a distance this semester? Wondering how to teach concepts in a concrete way when you can't be in the same place as your students? The SABES Math Center is here to help! We've put together a quicklist of some of our...

Posted on: 06/08/2020

The timing of this PDF resource is perfect for those of us who are interested in equity-minded education. These 10 steps include opportunities for us to learn more about ourselves and our students so we can truly value who they are and what they bring to any adult education classroom. To access this...

Posted on: 04/23/2020

Our Center is looking for more teachers to participate in phone interviews about the use of math curricula in adult education classrooms in Massachusetts. In particular, we're interested in what teachers have to say about the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math, also known as CALM. You do not have...

Posted on: 04/01/2020

Now, more than ever, we need to support caregivers and children by providing opportunities for families to learn together. We know it can be frustrating and overwhelming for adults to be suddenly thrust into the role of a math teacher, and we are committed to providing caregivers with quality...

Posted on: 03/19/2020

Looking for ideas to introduce your adult students to online tools? Check out our list of free and fun resources!

Posted on: 03/13/2020

If there ever was a time for the skills of finding credible sources, understanding information in a variety of formats, getting the gist, sorting through evidence, figuring out and accurately using new words and phrases, building knowledge, and communicating clearly--that time is certainly now.You...

Posted on: 02/21/2020

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APRIL 30!Attention all instructors who teach math at any level to any adult students (including ESOL)!We're collecting data from Massachusetts teachers about the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (CALM), and the best part is, you don't need to currently be using CALM (or even...

Posted on: 02/17/2020

When Donna Curry, the director of the Math and Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Center, started teaching many years ago, she says she taught "just as she had been taught." There was only one way to teach math, and it hadn’t changed much throughout the years. Yes, there were way too many...

Posted on: 02/07/2020

CollectEdNY has been putting together a collection of adult education resources that cover a wide range of topics (math, science, career-specific study, learning tool reviews, and more). The collection includes resources for teachers working with students seeking their high school equivalency, as...

Posted on: 01/16/2020

Frustrated that your students continue to struggle with word problems? You might think it's because they don't read carefully enough, but it could be that they don't know how to make sense of the situation. Singapore Strips (also called bar models or tape diagrams) are a visual tool that can help...