Math and Numeracy: All News

Posted on: 07/18/2019
The SABES Program Support PD Center has added 13 new cultural competence resources to the library that were collected and annotated specifically for us and adult educators by Dr. Vivian Carlo , Professor Emerita, Lesley University Graduate School of Education. Vivian presented the PD session...
Posted on: 02/28/2019
Mathematizing ESOL III: Integrating Ratio Reasoning is now open to anyone who has completed Mathematizing ESOL I: Integrating Whole Number Operations . Teachers no longer need to have completed Mathematizing ESOL II: Integrating Fractions, Percentages, and Decimals first to be eligible for...
Posted on: 01/30/2019
Contextualized math lessons can serve a variety of purposes. Since we use math in context in our real life, a contextualized lesson can provide a valuable opportunity for practice and application of concepts in a math curriculum. The original Heat Wave lesson was designed to provide a scientific...
Posted on: 01/17/2019
The “D” in LD—learning disabilities—does not stand for deficit. Therefore, we should not think of students who learn differently as being deficient in some way, although that is often how they have been treated. In fact, even the word disability suggests that someone is unable to learn or that he...
Posted on: 01/10/2019
The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is pleased to announce a new paper entitled Strategies that Support Learners with Disabilities, Differences, and Difficulties in the Mathematics Classroom . This resource, which provides a more focused look at...
Posted on: 10/24/2018
Read the latest blog by Melissa Braaten of the SABES Math Center on The Case for Statistical Literacy Across Content Areas (Part 1) . This special cross-center piece currently appears on the SABES ELA blog Reflect & Connect: The Reflective Practitioner . Parts 1 and 2 of the piece will also...
Posted on: 08/17/2018
This message is brought to you jointly by the three Curriculum & Instruction PD Centers for Math, ELA, and ESOL. Are you using standards-aligned curriculum? Deadline ACLS Curriculum Policy states: Programs offering ABE instruction in mathematics and English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and...
Posted on: 09/26/2018
The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Center continues to evolve as program needs change. Therefore, we continue to revise and create a wide variety of ways to support practitioners that incorporate the latest research and promising practices in teaching numeracy...
Posted on: 04/23/2018
The SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy has continued to evolve over the past four years as we solicited input from the field and incorporated what we learned into our practice. We offer a wide variety of courses that provide practitioners with the latest research and promising...
Posted on: 04/23/2018
World Education, Inc. (WEI) is delighted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Massachusetts Adult Literacy Hotline , which, thanks to funding from ACLS, we have been privileged to develop and coordinate since its inception in 1992. For 25 years, the Hotline has found resources for adult...