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Math/Numeracy Online Professional Development Courses

Spaces are available in the online courses Geometry and Foundations of Teaching Adult Numeracy.  Group discounts are available. Spaces are limited. Register today!

 

Geometry: Teaching About Shapes and Their Measures

Adult basic education students need foundational geometry and measurement skills not only to succeed in GED math, but also in the workplace. In this course, you will explore key topics in geometry, such as area, perimeter, and volume, and their importance in everyday life. You’ll look at numerous instructional activities for teaching about angles, spatial relationships, similarity, and figure transformations on a coordinate graph system.

Course dates: October 29 to December 14, 2012

Full course description: download PDF

Registration link:  http://www.newreaderspress.com/Items.aspx?hierId=6511

Course instructor: Barbara Goodridge

Course fee:  $179.00

 

Foundations of Teaching Adult Numeracy

In this foundational course you’ll learn how to keep students at the center of numeracy instruction. You’ll explore the components of numeracy, how to address the needs of students with learning gaps, how students’ styles of learning math and levels of math knowledge affect their math skills, and ways to build student’s success in learning math. You’ll plan classroom activities, test them with your students, and share your experiences with fellow teachers.

Course dates: October 29 to December 14, 2012

Full course description: download PDF

Registration link:  http://www.newreaderspress.com/Items.aspx?hierId=6528

Course instructor: Amy Vickers

Course fee:  $179.00

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