Numeracy

My Math Path: 4, 5 and 6 - Decimal numbers, Common fractions and Powers & roots (2011)

This is an e-learning textbook for adults who want to upgrade their basic math skills, and for teachers or tutors looking for math resources they can use with students.

The first section covers decimals in general, with specific reference to place value; mathematical operations with decimals; and order of operations.

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2014-05-22

Student Interaction in the Math Classroom: Stealing Ideas or Building Understanding (2007)

Research Monograph #1

This document is part of a research-into-practice series produced by a partnership between The Literacy and Numeracy Secretariat of the Ministry of Education of Ontario and the Ontario Association of Deans of Education.

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2014-04-11

Money Matters Changes Lives [Video – 2:48] (2013)

Since 2011, the Money Matters program has brought volunteer tutors from the TD Bank Group into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills.

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2014-04-02

Canada's Literacy and Numeracy Challenge Worsens (2013)

TD Economics Special Report

Canada’s performance in literacy and numeracy in the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released in 2013, points to an Essential Skills (ES) problem across the country, say the authors of this report.

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2014-02-17

Special Money Matters broadcast for Financial Literacy Month, November 25, 2013 [Video - 59:13] (2013)

Hosted by ABC Life Literacy Canada

This document is housed on the VVC Network server.

This special broadcast was recorded at one of the campuses of George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, to mark Financial Literacy Month 2013.

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2014-02-05

Activity Book: 15 minutes of fun for Family Literacy Day (2014)

Family Literacy Day is observed in Canada every year on January 27 as a way to raise awareness of the importance of reading and taking part in other literacy-related activities as a family.

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2014-01-21

Money Matters: Financial literacy program – Unit 1 (2013)

This document is one of the resources for Money Matters, a program that sees volunteer tutors from the TD Bank go into community learning centres to teach numeracy and financial skills. The program was developed in 2011 by ABC Life Literacy Canada.

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2013-11-20

Literacy, Numeracy and Problem Solving in Technology-Rich Environments: Framework for the OECD Survey of Adult Skills (2012)

This document is housed on the OECD server.

It describes the development of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an international assessment of adult skills, managed by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

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2013-09-10

Doing the maths: the training needs of numeracy tutors in Ireland, 2013 and beyond (2013)

This document outlines the findings of a study carried out by the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) and Institute of Technology, Tallaght (ITT) in Ireland to identify training needs among numeracy tutors working with adult learners in a number of settings.

More than 160 tutors completed a questionnaire for the study, which was carried out in 2012 and is based on a similar one undertaken in 2001.

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2013-09-10

Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set Y: Averages (2012)

The Basics is a video series, developed by Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) and containing 50 videos that cover 25 numeracy topics. WEM has also developed a series of 25 workbooks to accompany the video series, and provide learners with more opportunities to practise the math skills they are learning.

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2013-08-28

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