Mathematics

More Complicated Than It Seems (2006)

A Review of Literature about Adult Numeracy Instruction

In this review of approaches to adult numeracy instruction, Ms. Nonesuch asks the question, “How can ABE math instructors apply research findings to their own teaching practice?”

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2006-12-18

An exploration of collaborative materials development in adult numeracy teaching (2004)

Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS Program - Phase II

This report describes phase two of the project "Improving Numeracy Instruction in the LBS [Literacy and Basic Skills] Program". In phase one of the project, practitioners were surveyed and it was found that numeracy learning materials were much in demand and could be very powerful in the process of developing the LBS Program's capacity to deliver adult numeracy training.

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2006-01-26

Academic Studies Math - Fractions: Part 3 - The Multiplication and Division of Fractions (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This manual deals with the multiplication and division of fractions. It also includes support materials and exercises.

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2005-11-01

Academic Studies Math - Fractions: Part 2 - The Addition and Subtraction of Fractions (1999)

Support Materials and Exercises

This manual deals with the addition and subtraction of fractions. It also includes support materials and exercises.

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2005-11-01

Academic Studies Math - Fractions: Part 1 - An Introduction to Fractions for the Adult Learner (1999)

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This is an introduction to fractions for the adult learner. It contains support materials and exercises.

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2005-11-01

Best Practices in the Adult Setting (2003)

This report builds on the document, Best Practices for Adult Literacy, which investigated best practices for facilitating the development literacy among adults.

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2004-11-22

Women Do Math and Ms Infinity: Two Projects for Girls Who Like Math (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

This article is about Ms Infinity and Women Do Math, projects begun in 1987 at Simon Fraser University (SFU). Women Do Math is a one day conference on scientific careers for young women in grades 9 and 10. Ms Infinity began in 1990 under the under the name Women Do Math B.C. and Yukon, as an attempt to spread the idea to more areas and smaller centers.

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2004-09-02

Math is a (Wo) man's Subject (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Summer 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 1

In this article, the author, a secondary school mathematics teacher for many years, discusses how she modified both her teaching and curriculum in response to a growing feminist awareness.

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2004-09-02

Transforming Mathematics Pedagogy (1991)

Women's Education des femmes, Fall 1991 - Vol. 9, No. 2

In this article, the author, a professor of mathematics in a postsecondary institution, tells the story of her efforts to change her teaching style in order to avoid discriminating against students who are currently denied access to mathematics. She succeeded in providing a more meaningful and equal mathematics education for all students.

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2004-08-27

Gender and Math: Putting Differences in Perspective (1996)

Women's Education des femmes, Spring 1996 - Vol. 12, No. 1

In this article, the author examines gender differences in achievement among mathematics students, and the importance of changing negative perceptions.

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2004-07-29

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