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


  • Getting Students to Talk in Math Class (Online Facilitated)
  • Add Spreadsheets to Your Math Teaching Toolbox, Part 1 & Part 2 (Online Facilitated)
  • Celebrating the Diversity of Mathematical Minds (Online Facilitated)


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, or select the purple “Contact This PD Center” button below.

Math & Numeracy: Upcoming Events


Add Spreadsheets to Your Math Teaching Toolbox Part 2: Temperature Conversions (Online Facilitated)

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The Best Stuff in Math Is Free: Desmos Support for a CUNY Math Packet (Online Facilitated)

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

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Math & Numeracy: Videos

Math & Numeracy: Resources, Research and Curriculum


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