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Numeracy

Two-Year College Mathematics and Student Progression in STEM Programs of Study

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2011
This resource introduces the history of and research in the the field of pre-college and early college mathematics practices.
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The Minnesota Numeracy Initiative Overview and Design

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2011
The Minnesota Numeracy Initiative (MNI) was developed in response to the need for numeracy professional development in Minnesota.
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Policy to Improve Math Teaching and Learning in Adult Basic Education: A Perspective from Massachusetts

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2011
This paper is informed by adult numeracy development in Massachusetts--including what has worked and what has fallen short. The state has developed policy and invested in implementing Adult Basic...
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TIAN in Action: Teachers' Stories

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2010
The Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy (TIAN) Project is a professional development program piloted and field-tested with Adult Basic Education teachers in six states across the country.
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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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Does Numeracy Matter More?

2006

This study, based on two longitudinal studies in the UK, challenges the assumption that numeracy is less important than literacy for functioning effectively in adult life. Data from the two...

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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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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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