Math and Numeracy: All News

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...
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...
Posted on: 01/13/2020
We use them all the time, so why not get cozy with percents? Check out the new adult numeracy blog by Sarah Lonberg-Lew entitled, "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Percents."
Posted on: 10/16/2019
The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy C&I PD Center is always evolving, based on your ever-changing needs. We are constantly trying out new strategies to make our PD as accessible as possible for you, whether you are a teacher, coach, or director. In particular, we are excited about updates...
Posted on: 09/19/2019
Calling all instructors of adult students preparing for HSE exams in math, science, and social studies! The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is pleased to announce the debut of our newest course, Making Sense of Data . This course is the latest in our...
Posted on: 09/09/2019
Regional CALM (Curriculum for Adults Learning Math) Support Sessions will be offered throughout the year! At the sessions, facilitators will share some of the latest materials supporting the curriculum, which have been developed since the first round of CALM Orientations in FY19. Further sessions...