Addressing Accessibility in Mathematics
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Common Core & Struggling Learners

Math Accessibility

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Building Math Knowledge for Teaching Struggling Learners: Positive/Negative Number Standards

What’s the math content? Positive and negative number concepts from the Common Core State Standards for Grades 6 and 7. Topics include representing positive/negative numbers, opposites, absolute value, comparing and ordering, inequalities, and operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division).

Who should attend? Math teachers and special educators who teach 6th or 7th grade. We encourage you to participate with colleagues. Math coaches are welcome. No prior experience with on-line learning is needed.

What will you gain from this program?

Our blended approach allows for flexibility in learning!

Interested in taking or hosting the course during the school year? Email us.

Instructors: Three EDC senior professional developers–Cheryl Tobey, Emily Fagan, and Amy Brodesky–will teach the course. All three have decades of experience providing PD on math accessibility, formative assessment, and other high–priority topics.

If you have questions, email

To find out more about this PD course, select this link [more info]