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Adult Math Instruction

Region II Online Course Pilot: Numeracy and LD - Session 1 ANI-PD Guidelines

Course pilot participants: use this discussion thread to explore your thoughts on the recent research in adult numeracy instruction from the Numeracy Instruction and Adults with Learning Disabilities online course. **ALL LINCS community members are invited to join in!**

Science Teaching Sampler Webinar and Resources

In case you missed it (October 22, 2014), the webinar “College and Career Ready Science Teaching Sampler” can be found in its archived home at http://www.collegetransition.org/resources.webinars.scienceseries.html  

Free Webinar—How to Engage Students in Numeracy

Personalizing Math Through Technology and Differentiated Instruction

Online resource for Algebra activities

I want to share a web resource called Yummy Math. Although it is geared towards a K-12 audience, the Math activities seem very interesting and High School level activities seem appropriate for our students as well. I especially like the Algebra section and the cellphone plan comparison activity

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Vocabulary in Math Instruction & Peer Feedback

Hello Colleagues, One of the things that I am pleased about with the College and Career Readiness Standards is the emphasis on language across the curriculum -- not only in language arts instruction -- and not only for English learners. The folks at Stanford University have been focused on this issue for K12 teachers for some time, and I have found the resources at their Understanding Language website http://ell.stanford.edu/ to be really wonderful.

Register Now for LINCS Math and Numeracy Group Webinar on July 29th

The presence of contaminants from polluting industries is all too common in low-income areas today, and getting a handle on the situation can be quite challenging. We want to protect the health and welfare of our families, but understanding the complexities of risk, the technical terms and the math involved in environmental data reports is not always easy. Join us as we take a deep dive into the tools, lessons plans, and resources available to empower your adult learners with environmental literacy.

Challenge Problem - May 30

Here is another challenge problem from the *NEW* 2014 GED Test, let's try to figure this one out together so that we can be ready to help our learners achieve their educational goals!

Add one number to each column of the table so that it shows a function.  Do not repeat an ordered pair that is in the table.  Here are the numbers you may choose from:  2, 5, 7, 9, 12, 18

Feb 3 - Problem of the week

If a 14" pizza has a 1" crust, what is the area of the crust? What percent of the pizza is crust?

Webinar: Teaching Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Engineering Design through Media

Teach NGSS Engineering Design Through Media: Grades 6-8, Thursday,1/16, 6:30pmEST REGISTER HERE

Webinar: January 16,  6:30-7:30 EST

Online Course: Numeracy and LD - My Next Steps Plan

Teacher facing camera, with students visible over her shoulderUse this discussion thread to post a reply outlining your Next Steps plan from the Numeracy Instruction and Adults with Learning Disabilities online course.

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