Math and Numeracy: All News

Posted on: 08/10/2022

Did you know that participating in the Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (CALM) professional development can earn you Professional Development Points (PDPs) towards state licensure? The following SABES Math PD offerings can be bundled to meet the requirements of earning PDPs: CALM Introduction...

Posted on: 05/12/2022

The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center has created a resource page listing our materials and professional development options that are currently available in Spanish (or with Spanish subtitles). The collection includes documents and videos for teachers related to...

Posted on: 02/10/2022

February is upon us! SABES has compiled a collection resources for your use during Black History Month—and all year long. 11 Famous African American Mathematicians You Should Know About (Mashup Math) Overview of the contributions of 11 famous African American mathematicians to mathematics and to...

Posted on: 02/09/2022

How many adult educators have heard students ask, “When will I ever use this math in my life?” My guess is that the likelihood is quite high. Many of us may have uttered that question ourselves at some point in our math learning. This question hints at the disconnect between what students experience...

Posted on: 01/28/2022

We are excited to announce that our Beginning Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (BeCALM) Part 1 Number Sense and BeCALM Part 2 Operation Sense remote-ready curriculum materials for beginning math learners are now ready for download! BeCALM materials are designed for use with students at GLE 2-4...

Posted on: 01/13/2022

The Beginning Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (BeCALM) Geometry materials were designed for students at GLE 2-4 and can be used in the classroom or taught remotely. This collection includes a printable teacher's guide and student packet plus other supporting materials. Student materials are...

Posted on: 09/21/2021

For many, hearing and seeing back-to-school reminders in stores, in inboxes, on television, and in well-intended newsletters can be overwhelming and cause anxiety. It rouses worries about what to teach, how to help students meet their goals, and how to take care of everything in so little time. The...

Posted on: 08/16/2021

The Curriculum for Adults Learning Math (CALM) was designed to give adult students a strong conceptual foundation in mathematics. Teachers who have worked with CALM know that it relies heavily on tactile manipulatives, visuals, and student collaboration and may feel very different (to both students...

Posted on: 03/01/2021

The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is pleased to announce that translations of our popular vaccine materials are now available in the following languages: Spanish (teacher & student materials) Portuguese, Haitian Creole, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, Khmer...

Posted on: 02/05/2021

A question we often hear is this: does diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) need to be addressed in our math classes? Many people think that math classes are the one place where content is culture-free. After all, numbers are numbers, and answers to calculations are the same no matter what...