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Mathematics

Accommodating Math Students with Learning Disabilities

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2000
Mathematics-based learning disabilities- or dyscalculia- are described along with common problems that learners with dyscalculia may encounter.  Some teaching strategies and accommodations are...
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Using Part-Whole Thinking in Math

2008

The article, "Using Part-Whole Thinking in Math" by Dorothea Steinke, discusses the importance of teaching students this approach to understanding mathematics. The article provides statistical...

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Proportional Reasoning: Lessons from Research in Data and Chance

2004

Proportionality is one of the major concepts connecting different topics in the mathematics curriculum at the middle school level (NRS levels 4-6). Students need to be helped to make explicit...

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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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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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Math Anxiety: Literature Review with References

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2003
This literature review by a mathematics professor at Humboldt State University focuses on the adult who suffers from math anxiety, with occasional references concerning math anxiety throughout the...
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Literacy and Numeracy for Adults: Make Sense of Numbers to Solve Problems

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2009

This website from the National Centre for Literacy and  Numeracy for Adults in New Zealand has developed research to practice materials for educators and adult learners on Learning Progressions (...

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