Math and Numeracy: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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The PIAAC Numeracy Framework: A Guide to Instruction
This article, by Donna Curry of the SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center, discusses several key elements of the Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) assessment framework, including the definition of numeracy and numerate behavior...
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Project Implicit
Project Implicit is a non-profit organization and international collaborative network of researchers investigating implicit social cognition - thoughts and feelings that are largely outside of conscious awareness and control. Project Implicit is the product of a team of scientists whose research...
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CALM Sample Lessons
Maybe you've heard about CALM -- the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math-- and you're wondering what it's all about and whether it's right for your class or program. These sample lessons from CALM will give you an idea of the organization, structure, and pedagogy behind the curriculum. For more...
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What a Waste 2.0 (The World Bank)
Solid waste management affects every single person in the world, whether individuals are managing their own waste or governments are providing waste management services to their citizens. As nations and cities urbanize, develop economically, and grow in terms of population, the World Bank estimates...
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Understanding Risk
This lesson was designed to provide an application lesson for a math unit on probability. Students should have already been exposed to some work with benchmark fractions, decimals and percents, especially 50% and multiples of one quarter. This could be used towards the beginning of a unit on...
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Facing History and Ourselves
The mission of Facing History and Ourselves is to “engage students of diverse backgrounds in an examination of racism, prejudice, and antisemitism in order to promote the development of a more humane and informed citizenry.” Their “collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible...
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NOAA website
The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) maintains an online area for educational resources. These resources may be useful for math teachers interested in addressing topics such as graphic literacy and data and statistics using the context of earth science. Collections within...
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Valuing Difference and Growth: A Youcubed Perspective on Special Education
Math educator Jo Boaler shares a growth approach to special education that draws from the latest neuroscientific work in brain training. This paper reports on schools and teachers taking a multi-dimensional approach to the teaching of mathematics that works to honor many different types of thinking...
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Will It Rain Tomorrow?
This contextualized lesson was designed as part of a science unit on weather, climate, and climate change, with the recognition that an understanding of basic probability and statistics is required to understand the scientific concepts. This lesson could also be used in a math unit on probability...
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Heat Wave: A math lesson plan exploring climate change (Level A Adaptation)
This sample contextualized lesson is a Level A adaptation of the original Heat Wave lesson which can be found here . The context for this lesson is climate and climate change, and it focuses on comparing sets of data, specifically the number of heat wave days in Massachusetts in the years between...