Consumer Math

Consumer Math Modules Draft Nov 17 2013

At my school we developed a track for math for students with disability for whom the traditional math courses are inappropriate. Many of the topics and concepts from the traditional courses are addressed but in a practical or applied approach, with the principles of UDL incorporated. This is not a typical dumping ground situation that many of us have encountered. These are courses for students who need support in being independent and who will not benefit from being exposed to simplifying math like (5x + 2y – 3xy) – (7x – 8y + 9xy). Here is a link to some documents, including the units and topics.

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3 thoughts on “Consumer Math

  1. […] instruction in a whole class or small group setting. I created and taught the curriculum for a Consumer Math course at the high school where I teach. For a class of 10-12 students, all with an IEP, I developed an […]

  2. […] counting out money, I was able to collect data, and I was able to differentiate. When I co-taught a Consumer Math course, I would assign a para (instructional assistant) to facilitate the game with a couple students and […]

  3. […] senior was in a consumer math course I taught. The course was for students who could not access the general curriculum, yet her […]

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