[Numeracy 93] Re: Mr. Numbers

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Clay, Anne aclay at gntc.edu
Tue Feb 2 16:13:01 EST 2010

I have not seen Mr. Numbers, but I understand it’s good. I need to check it out.


Anne K. Clay, Lead Instructor
Polk Adult Education
Georgia Northwestern Technical College
466 Brock Road
Rockmart, GA 30153
Phone: 770-684-7521
Fax: 770-684-8710
New Email: aclay at gntc.edu

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From: numeracy-bounces at nifl.gov [mailto:numeracy-bounces at nifl.gov] On Behalf Of Linda Shilling-Burhans
Sent: Tuesday, February 02, 2010 1:12 PM
To: numeracy at nifl.gov
Subject: [Numeracy 91] Re: What are your thoughts...

Hi Brooke,

Ever since I have entered this discussion I have put together an entirely new math approach for multiplications for rightbrained learners. Mr Numbers Channel on youtube has been great! I'm going to give a workshop for my volunteers on all these new math tricks. It's as much for me as for my students. It has also driven home for me the need to be very vigilant on knowing what kind of learners my students are.
Thanks for everything.


Linda Shilling-Burhans
Community Coordinator
Central Vermont Adult Basic Education
Bradford Learning Center

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From: Denney, Brooke<mailto:denneyb at cowley.edu>
Date: 2/2/2010 1:04:38 PM
To: numeracy at nifl.gov<mailto:numeracy at nifl.gov>
Subject: [Numeracy 88] What are your thoughts...


Now that things have slowed down a bit, I wanted to encourage people who have not introduced themselves to please do so Then perhaps reflect upon the following questions: What are your hopes for this discussion list? What skills or knowledge can you share with us to deepen our knowledge about mathematics &/or numeracy?

I also have a question that was asked of the list,

In an Adult Education class with a wide range of ages from 16 years old to 70 years old, does age affect learning style? If so, how do you deal with such diversity? If no, how did you arrive at this conclusion?

This is something that we see in all of our centers. Therefore, I am interested to read your responses.

Brooke Denney
Math & Numeracy Moderator
Cowley College Adult Education

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