Numeracy

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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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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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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Building on Foundations for Success: Guidelines for Improving Adult Mathematics Instruction

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2011

The report, Building on Foundations for Success: Guidelines for Improving Adult Mathematics Instruction, came as the result of the recognition of the paucity of available research on adult...

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Learning Progressions for Adult Literacy and Numeracy (background)

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2008

This report provides the theoretical and research base behind the Learning Progressions for Literacy and Numeracy and the allied resources. It first considers the nature of adult learners and...

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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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