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

  • Teaching about Vaccines (Online Facilitated)
  • Coffee Hour and a Half: Cooking Rice - Teaching Ratios Online Using Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)
  • Numeracy Routines That Develop Language (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

04/23/2021

Teaching About Vaccines (Online Facilitated)

This session will introduce recently developed materials for teaching adult students about vaccines via remote instruction. The materials include four...

04/26/2021

Coffee Hour and a Half: Cooking Rice - Teaching Ratios Online Using Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)

When you cook rice, what is the proportion of rice to water you use? Come experience how having students explore...

04/26/2021

Coffee Hour and a Half: Cooking Rice - Teaching Ratios Online Using Spreadsheets (Online Facilitated)

When you cook rice, what is the proportion of rice to water you use? Come experience how having students explore...

Math & Numeracy: Resources, Research and Curriculum

Curriculum

Adults who are beginning math learners sometimes find themselves left behind by high school equivalency curricula, or stuck trying to memorize their...

Resource

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...