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Course Overview and Objectives

This course is designed to engage adult education professionals in reading and reflecting on research on adult numeracy. This research forms a solid basis from which to support effective math teaching and learning. The course is composed of two self-paced online modules and one face-to-face meeting.

By the end of the Study Circle, participants will be able to:

• Discuss research on numeracy, math teaching and learning

• Make personal connections to the research and their individual practice

• Describe implications from research for instruction and student learning

• Consider implications from research for instruction and professional development



The SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy is managed by the Adult Numeracy Center at TERC, located in Cambridge, MA. Our center helps adult learners understand how math is present and relevant in everyday life, and how they can use this knowledge to improve their lives and communities. For more information, please contact us at or 617-873-9600.