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Designing Instruction with the Components of Numeracy in Mind

2008

The article, "Designing Instruction with the Components of Numeracy in Mind," discusses the importance of using the components and subcomponents of numeracy when planning math instruction. The...

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The Components of Numeracy

2006

The research article examines the nature of numeracy. After a thorough review of curricular and assessment frameworks and standards documents from adult education, K-12, and community college the...

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Building Academic Skills in Context: Testing the Value of Enhanced Math Learning in CTE

2006

An experimental study tested a model for enhancing mathematics instruction in five high school career and technical education (CTE) programs (agriculture, auto technology, business/ marketing,...

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Beyond the Daily Application: Making Numeracy Teaching Meaningful to Adult Learners

2005

This project, conducted in three colleges in England, explored adult learners' relations with numeracy in both formal and informal contexts. The two principal methods of data collection were semi-...

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An Environmental Scan of Adult Numeracy Professional Development Initiatives and Practices

2007

This environmental scan examines recent and current numeracy professional development initiatives in the United States and informs numeracy research and other initiatives at the state and federal...

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A Review of the Literature in Adult Numeracy: Research and Conceptual Issues

2006

This review is the first major product of the Adult Numeracy Initiative, a two-year project funded by the Office of Vocational and Adult Education, U.S. Department of Education, and conducted by...

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Researchers Probe Causes of Math Anxiety

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2011

This resource explores the causes and reasons for Math Anxiety. It explains the effects of stress on the brain. The author reports on studies that were conducted on learners who displayed math...

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Preparing Students for College-level Math

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2006

"Preparing Students for College-level Math" is part of the National College Transitions Network (NCTN) Promising Practice Series. (...

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Numeracy Matters

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2008

In the article, “Numeracy Matters,” Myrna Manly reviews research on adult numeracy contained in two important studies: the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills Survey (ALL) and the Adult Education...

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The Inclusion of Numeracy in Adult Education

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2002

Chapter 5 of NCSALL’s 2002 Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, “The Inclusion of Numeracy in Adult Basic Education,” provides a comprehensive view of the state of numeracy instruction in the...

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