Math and Numeracy: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Debunking Math Myths Regarding Learning Differences, Difficulties, and Disabilities
This article focuses on myths regarding research on learning disabilities related to math.
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Singapore strips How-To Video
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...
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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 “use lessons of history to challenge teachers and their students to stand up to bigotry and hate." Their “collection of educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching...
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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...