Math & Numeracy: All News

Posted on: 09/23/2021

What are you doing this Fall? How about some math? Your friends at the SABES Math Center have lots of ideas for those of you craving some quality math PD! Check out our Fantastic Fall Flyer link below for tons of adult numeracy online workshops and courses.

Posted on: 09/27/2021

Math & Numeracy Offerings in October We continue to publish new offerings! In our quest to reduce emails, we are trying another tack. Today (Monday) we are sending out Math & Numeracy offerings in October to the Math notification list; Tuesday we will send out ELA offerings to the ELA notification...

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: 08/31/2021

The SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center is creating a context-driven math unit about “being your own boss.” The unit will feature student voices, using real students’ self-employment and entrepreneurial experiences to direct learning. We are looking for current or...

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: 01/25/2021
Teaching is messy, under the best of circumstances. When you add on a transition from in-person classes to online instruction, it can be downright overwhelming! Nicole McNeil is an adult education practitioner in Massachusetts who teaches multiple classes of students at varying levels. In this video...
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...

Posted on: 12/01/2020

English language learners (ELLs) aren’t just enrolled in ESOL classes. In many programs, ELLs are in adult basic education (ABE) classes as well. However, ABE teachers may be unsure about how to teach math to these students effectively and in a culturally respectful manner. ELLs in the ABE Math...

Posted on: 11/04/2020

Many people have strong opinions about vaccination. Use our new lesson materials with your students to initiate a discussion of the mix of fact and feelings that underlie our beliefs on the subject. The lessons cover the history of vaccines; the science behind how they work; and the math of risk...