Start your day with math!

The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is managed by the Adult Numeracy Center at TERC, located in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Our center provides high-quality professional development (PD) so that teachers can better help adult learners understand how math is present and relevant in everyday life, and how learners can use this knowledge to improve their own lives and communities. 

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  • For information and resources related to COVID-19, click here.
  • Visit our new Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Math resource page here.

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UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT EVENTS Read more and register through the SABES Calendar! _______________________________________________________________________________________

April

  • Returning to Conceptual Math Teaching: My COVID Journey (Online Facilitated)
  • Teaching Number Sense for Beginning Math Learners (GLE 2-4) (Online Facilitated)
  • English Language Learners in the ABE Classroom (Self-paced Modules)
  • How Pandemics Spread: Teaching the Math at Different Levels (Online Facilitated)
  • Teaching about Vaccines (Online Facilitated)
  • Coffee Hour and a Half: Cooking Rice - Teaching Ratios Online Using Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)

May

  • LD Teaching Strategies for Math (online facilitated)
  • Digital Literacy with PearDeck (Online Facilitated series)
  • English Language Learners in the ABE Classroom (Self-paced Modules)
  • Planning for Remote Math Instruction (Online Facilitated 2-part series)
  • Area and Population Density: Using the CUNY Remote Teaching Packet for Intermediate Learners (Online Facilitated)

June

  • Estimation for Understanding (Online Facilitated)
  • Teaching Number Sense for Beginning Math Learners (GLE 2-4) (Online Facilitated)
  • English Language Learners in the ABE Classroom (Self-paced Modules)
  • Add Spreadsheets to Your Math Teaching Toolbox (Online Facilitated)

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Here are some of the many other services we offer:

  • Resources: Recently posted resources appear on this page under Math: Resources, Research, and Curriculum. Find resources by using the search box located at the top of this page, by selecting the Resource Library link at the top of this page, or by going directly to one of our curated collection pages:
  • News: Check for news under Math: What’s New, and select Sign Up for Notifications to arrange for email alerts about newly posted news, resources, and PD opportunities.
  • Our blog: Check out the monthly blogs, written by our team and by teachers who have worked with our PD Center.

*For CALM, the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math, see our CALM website.)

Contact us: Would you like to bring math PD to your program, suggest a resource, or ask a question? We’re here! Contact our director, Donna Curry, at donnac@gwi.net, or select the purple “Contact This PD Center” button below.

Math & Numeracy: Upcoming Events

04/12/2021

English Language Learners in the ABE Math Classroom (Self-paced Modules)

Most adult education programs have English language learners (ELLs) in their adult basic education (ABE) courses. These ELLs, like their...

04/13/2021

Coffee Hour and a Half: Teaching Online Using Charts and Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)

Charts are everywhere! They can be found in articles, textbooks, medical test results, and more. The SABES Program Support and...

04/13/2021

Coffee Hour and a Half: Teaching Online Using Charts and Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)

Charts are everywhere! They can be found in articles, textbooks, medical test results, and more. The SABES Program Support and...

Math & Numeracy: Resources, Research and Curriculum

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This handy two-page document offers suggestions for free, downloadable resources and everyday items that can help instructors teach math remotely...

Resource

SABES is creating a coordinated resource bank for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) materials across all of our PD centers, pulling together the...

Resource

This resource was created to help math teachers develop an anti-racist, culturally responsive math practice. It offers “an integrated approach to...