Numeracy

Developing Trades Math Worksheets: A Handbook for Construction Trades Instructors (2010)

Based on Essential Skills foundations and developed by experienced training professionals, this workbook is designed to help instructors develop math worksheets for apprentices in technical training settings. Users learn how to incorporate Essential Skills into worksheets that will meet instructional goals and help apprentices to learn essential trades math.

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2012-06-19

RAPP - Reading And Parents Program: The Multicultural Collection (2011)

A Resource manual for literacy programs and teachers of young children

The Reading And Parents Program (RAPP) was designed to encourage family literacy and help parents support the development of their children’s literacy skills. Program materials can be adapted to produce packs that are suitable for lending to families who have children aged from birth to eight years.

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2012-06-18

Imperial Conversions - Practice [Video – 5:44] (2011)

This video tutorial offers learners a chance to practise converting measurements in the imperial system.

The tutorial includes three conversion problems that can be solved by using the factor label method, which involves the application of conversion factors expressed as fractions. The problems use inches, feet and yards.

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2012-06-11

Imperial Conversions - Concept [Video – 13:14] (2011)

This video tutorial explains how to convert one measurement to another in the imperial system. Specifically, the focus is on conversions involving inches, feet, and yards.

The instructor works through a number of problems that require the conversion of a mixture of measurements into a single unit of measure. For example, a problem could involve figuring out the total number of inches if measurements are given in feet and yards.

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2012-06-11

Decimals, Fractions & Percent Part 2 - Practice [Video – 6:29] (2011)

This video gives learners the chance to become more familiar with decimals, fractions and percent as they relate to the eighths and sixteenths fraction families.

It includes three problems of increasing complexity. Learners are asked to pause the video while they work out the problems on their own, then restart it to see the instructor’s detailed solutions.

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2012-06-06

Decimals, Fractions & Percent Part 2 - Concept [Video – 8:05] (2011)

In this video tutorial, the instructor discusses decimals, fractions and percent specifically in terms of measurement and basic conversions from one format to another.

Using an Imperial ruler, he points out the markings for quarters, eighths and sixteenths of an inch. Then he explains, step by step, how to convert those fractions into decimals and percentages.

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2012-06-06

Decimals, Fractions & Percent Part 1 - Practice [Video - 7:30] (2011)

This video offers an opportunity to practise calculations involving decimals, fractions and percentages.

It presents three problems, beginning with a simple one and progressing to more complex ones. For the second and third problems, the learner must also apply the order of operations.

The problems appear on a computer screen, with the narrator giving step-by-step instructions on how to solve them.

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2012-05-25

Decimals, Fractions & Percent Part 1 - Concept [Video - 6:54] (2011)

This brief video offers a refresher course on the relationship between decimals, fractions and percent.

The instructor explains how to convert a decimal to a fraction or a percent. He takes the learner through several examples, including one requiring long division.

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2012-05-25

Order of Operations & Decimals - Practice [Video – 11:03] (2011)

This video tutorial offers further practice on applying the order of operations to math problems that contain decimals.

The order of operations specifies that the multiplication and division components of a math problem must be completed before carrying out the addition and subtraction work, with calculations contained in brackets being completed first.

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2012-05-16

Order of Operations & Decimals - Concept [Video – 19:18] (2011)

The order of operations specifies that the multiplication and division components of a math problem must be completed before carrying out the addition and subtraction work. It also specifies that calculations contained within brackets must be completed first.

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2012-05-16

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