Numeracy instruction

The Components of Numeracy (2006)

As the quantitative and technical aspects of life become more important, adults require higher levels of numeracy to function effectively. In order to achieve these higher levels, numeracy instruction in adult basic education programs needs to be improved and expanded.

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2008-05-02

Changing the Way We Teach Math (2006)

A Manual for Teaching Basic Math to Adults

This document is a manual for teaching basic math to adults. It was written as part of a project funded by the National Office of Literacy and Learning (NOLL) and is intended for adult basic education math instructors who are interested in changing their teaching practice to bring it more in line with recommendations from the research literature on teaching numeracy to adults.

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2007-11-22

Making Math Concrete (and Iron, and Plastic) (2005)

Numeracy and construction trades

Making Math Concrete (and Iron, and Plastic) is an article that appears in the spring 2005 issue of the journal "Literacies." In this article, "Literacies" interviews Sue Grecki, a workplace educator with the BC Construction Industry Skills Improvement Council (SkillPlan), who is involved in a numeracy research project with the University of British Columbia.

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2007-10-02

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

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

Support Materials and Exercises

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

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2005-11-01

Frameworks for Adult Numeracy Education (2003)

A Survey and Discussion

This report arises out of a need for research into adult numeracy. In particular, adult educators in Ontario have felt a need to study frameworks for adult numeracy that are being used in basic education programs around the world.

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2004-09-09

Numbers Talk (2001)

A Cross-sector Investigation of Best Practices in LBS Numeracy

This manual of relevant research and best practices with reference to adult numeracy programming, both in Literacy and Basic Skills (LBS) programs in Ontario and elsewhere in the world, was the result of the Numeracy Best Practices Project.

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2003-12-02

The Next Step: Teacher's Manual (2003)

Mathematics Applications for Adults

The Teachers Manual section of the "Next Step" Mathematics Applications for Adults provides the instructor with course material necessary for Books 14011 - 14019 such as Answer Keys; Post-Tests; Post-Test Answer Keys; Multiple-Choice Test Strategies; Customary Measurement; Formulas.

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2003-08-08

The Next Step: Mathematics Applications for Adults - Book 14018 (2003)

The Book 14018 section of the "Next Step" manual for adults demonstrates the mathematics applications for Number Operations; Fractions, Decimals, and Percent; Percent, Ratio, and Proportion; Geometry; Measurement, Integers; Equations: Equalities and Inequalities; Graphs.

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2003-08-08

The Next Step: Mathematics Applications for Adults - Book 14017 (2003)

The Book 14017 section of the "Next Step" manual for adults demonstrates the mathematics applications for Number Operations; Fractions, Decimals, and Percent; Percent and Ratio; Measurement, Integers; Equations: Equalities and Inequalities; Graphs.

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