What is NUMBERS?

NUMBERS is an interactive, hands-on mathematics professional development offering for elementary and middle school math teachers. Research-validated findings have been integrated into the program along with numerous strategies and best practices to meet the expectations of rigorous state standards.


Helping teachers build mathematics connections and problem-solving skills is key to student success. With NUMBERS, teachers learn how to:

  • Help students develop and apply conceptual knowledge
  • Foster meaningful classroom discussions
  • Incorporate more problem solving, including high-level tasks
  • Become better consumers of classroom instructional materials and use them more effectively

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WEBINAR | Preparing Teachers for Common Core State Standards in Mathematics

Explore ways to increase teacher expertise in mathematics and prepare now for the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).


Delivering professional development to meet today’s rigorous math standards, NUMBERS is:

  • Hands-on, interactive professional development for teachers of mathematics in elementary and middle schools
  • A series of five modules that address the key mathematical strands or domains of state standards in grades K-8
  • Curriculum independent and provides participants with the big ideas that build, progress and deepen across grade levels
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