Covid Pandemic

In this time of upheaval, it's important to understand as best we can what is happening. Our Center wants to support you and your students by offering resources that focus on real data, in real time to help make some sense of what's happening. 


Ready-to-Use Vaccine Lesson Materials (updated Feb 2022!)

We've developed four lessons on vaccines for ASE-level students. Each vaccine lesson includes a lesson plan, PowerPoint slides, and a student packet. Materials are available in several languages. Learn more and get the Dropbox links here.

The New York Times has also posted a free lesson called What Does 95% Effective Mean: Teaching the Math of Vaccine Efficacy that may be of interest.

Ready-to-Use Pandemic Lesson Materials

We've developed two sets of math materials on pandemics, one for ABE-level students and the other for ASE-level students. The links below will take you to Dropbox folders where you can download the lessons, teacher materials, and other supporting files.

PD for Pandemic and Vaccine Lesson Materials

For support using the lessons above, we offer two online workshops: How Pandemics Spread: Teaching the Math at Different Levels and Teaching about Vaccines. In both workshops, attendees will sample some of the math activities from the materials.

Other Resources

Here are some other resources about pandemics and data sources that monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in real time:

And, of course, the Center for Disease Control is also offering up-to-date data on the pandemic:

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