Numeracy in the Adult ESL Classroom (1996)

This article examines numeracy for adults learning English as a second language (ESL) as well as for those who teach them. It focuses on learners with low literacy skills and provides curriculum ideas and resources for use in the classroom. While many suggestions are based on the author's experiences in teaching adult immigrants in Canada, they are applicable to adult ESL instruction in other English-speaking countries.

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Living Math (2002)

A workbook dealing with basic numeracy skills, having a focus on the practical application of math skills using real life activities. Topics include addition, subtraction, place value, and working with money (small change).

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Understanding Income Tax (2003)

Learning Materials for Literacy and Basic Skills

This guide is intended to teach students in literacy programs about income taxes. It helps learners understand about taxes, forms to use to pay taxes, and services provided by the government to low income tax payers. The guide was written for Level 2 learners in Ontario, but much of it will be useful to others.

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