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Mathematics

Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics

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1998
The website, Famous Problems in the History of Mathematics, discusses seven math problems that have puzzled mathematicians throughout history.
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Illuminating Understanding: Performance Assessment in Mathematics

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2002
This article describes what performance assessment is in the context of teaching math to adult learners.
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Numeracy: A Challenge for Adult Education

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2003
This paper discusses the concept of numeracy and the way it was operationalized in the Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) survey to develop items for numeracy assessment. The second part is the...
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More Complicated Than It Seems: A Review of Literature About Adult Numeracy Instruction

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2006
This review of literature about adult numeracy instruction was prepared by a Canadian basic skills math instructor in her own search for the answer to the question of how ABE instructors can apply...
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What Community College Developmental Mathematics Students Understand about Mathematics

2010
Carnegie Senior Partner Jim Stigler and colleagues Karen B. Givvin and Belinda J. Thompson from the University of California, Los Angeles were commissioned by Carnegie to investigate what community...
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Adult Numeracy Demand and Provision in Adult Numeracy: A Reader

2011
This report provides an overview of issues related to the provision of numeracy instruction to adult learners in the United States and offers suggestions on how to improve that instruction.
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