# Numeracy

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set F: Mixed & Improper Fractions (2012)

The video series Numeracy: The Basics was developed by Workplace Education Manitoba (WEM) and includes 50 videos that cover 25 numeracy topics. WEM has also developed a series of workbooks to accompany the video series, and provide learners with more opportunities to practise their math skills.

2013-07-11

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set E: Multiplying & Dividing Fractions (2012)

This is one in a series of workbooks designed to accompany Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series. The series contains 50 videos, covering 25 numeracy topics.

This workbook is divided into five practice sections that focus on multiplying and dividing fractions. Solutions for all the problems are provided in the workbook.

2013-07-10

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set D: Adding & Subtracting Fractions 2 (2012)

Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series offers a refresher course in math. It includes 50 videos, covering 25 numeracy topics, divided into concept and practice.

2013-07-09

## Numeracy: An Essential Skill [Video – 1:39] (2013)

This short animated video takes a fun approach to showing how improving numeracy skills can add up to big life changes.

2013-07-08

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set C: Adding & Subtracting Fractions 1 (2012)

This workbook is part of a series developed to accompany Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series. The series contains 50 videos, covering both concept and practice for 25 numeracy topics.

The workbook is one of two that deal with adding and subtracting fractions. Five sets of practice exercises are included, with solutions provided at the end of the workbook.

2013-07-05

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set B: Order of Operations 2 (2012)

Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series offers a refresher course in math. It includes 50 videos, covering 25 numeracy topics, divided into concept and practice.

2013-07-04

## Numeracy: The Basics Workbook – Set A: Order of Operations 1 (2012)

This is one in a series of workbooks intended to accompany Workplace Education Manitoba’s (WEM’s) Numeracy: The Basics video series. There are 50 videos in the series, covering 25 numeracy topics, each broken down into concept and practice.

2013-07-03

## First Nations Financial Management, Financial Literacy and Governance – Presentation by Elainee Eccleston, College of the Rockies [Video – 24:28] (2012)

This video presentation features Elainee Eccleston, an instructor in the business administration department of the College of the Rockies, and a founding member of the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of British Columbia (AFOABC).

2013-06-20

## Numeracy Research: Next steps - Interview with Katherine Clarke-Nolan, Policy analyst, OLES [Audio – 1:11] (2011)

This audio file is the last of an eight-part podcast series produced by the Office of Literacy and Essential Skills (OLES), Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC), describing a research project that will help to update the numeracy element of the Essential Skills framework.

Here, OLES policy analyst Katherine Clarke-Nolan discusses the next steps after the completion of the numeracy research project.

2013-05-28

## Math Instruction That Makes Sense: Frontier Centre for Public Policy – Policy Series No. 120, Sept. 2011 (2011)

The author of this position paper argues for a return to the basics for mathematics instruction in Canada’s public schools.

Provincial curriculum guides place a great deal of emphasis on problem solving and the conceptual understanding of mathematics, the author says. Students do not learn the standard sets of rules for math equations, and they fail to master basic math skills.