Math and Numeracy: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Getting Started with Educational Equity: Ten Steps to Get You on the Right Path Towards Leading Equity
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...
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A Lesson Planning Framework That Leads to Productive Struggle
This Edutopia article explores an alternative to the "I do, we do, you do" instructional model that encourages productive struggle.
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Geometry ideas for adult ed and family math
Geometry ideas surround us everywhere we look. Check out these packets for ideas on hands-on geometry ideas. Topic: Angles The Make a Kite and Measure Stuff packet was created for caretakers and kids. The Angle Exploration packet is a follow-up that is geared towards parents who are also adult...
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Using Digital Literacy to Open Up Math Word Problems
This resource provides some examples of how digital literacy can be used to open up traditional math problems to increase student engagement and deepen content knowledge.
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Disproportionate Incarceration Unit Plan
This math unit develops graphing and proportional reasoning skills using social justice contexts. Teacher plan and student handouts are included in this packet. A ZIP file of the four slow-reveal graph Powerpoint slides is also provided below. Suggested student audience: GED Preparation, CCRS Level...
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Keeping Adult Learners Engaged in Worthwhile Math Experiences Online
Looking for ideas to introduce your adult students to online tools? Check out our list of free and fun resources!
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EMPower video: Identifying Lesson Content
If you've been using the CALM curriculum, you know that it relies heavily on the EMPower and EMPower Plus books. Some of you have been using EMPower for years and for others it is very new. We know that the series can feel intimidating and confusing at first so we wanted to share a new EMPower...
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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...