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Numeracy Practices for Adult Instruction

6 weeks | 30 hours

This 6-week course is designed to help teachers understand the 21st Century concept of Numeracy and to design adult instruction that facilitates Numeracy development for students in adult education programs at all literacy levels (beginning to advanced) and in diverse settings (e.g., incarcerated learners, community based-programs, community colleges, refugee centers).

Participants will be introduced to Numeracy in the context of the College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics. For three weeks during the course, participants will explore Numeracy instruction with the four Mathematics domains integrated together. The first of these weeks will focus on CCRS Levels A & B, the second B, C & D, and the third D & E. There will be a focus on instruction for Algebraic Thinking throughout the course.

Course Expectations:
Taking an online course requires a time commitment, internet access, and weekly participation. Please refer to the course syllabus before signing up for an online course. The syllabus covers the course schedule, outline, and requirements. In order to receive a certificate of completion, learners must submit all assignments on time. Learners that do not post for more than one week at any time during the course or who fall more than one week behind in their assignments, may be removed from the course and will be placed on “waiting list only” status for future online courses.

Preview the course syllabus.

Course fee: $125 (Virginia grant-funded programs: $0)