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ERIC Number: ED397231
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Oct
Pages: 116
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Conference on Adult Mathematical Literacy. Proceedings (Arlington, Virginia, March 20-22, 1994).
Gal, Iddo, Ed.; Schmitt, Mary Jane, Ed.
This document contains 13 papers from and about a working conference on adult mathematical literacy. The following papers are included: "Preface" (Iddo Gal, Mary Jane Schmitt); "Summary of Conference Discussions" (Iddo Gal et al.); "Reflecting about the Goals of Numeracy Education" (Iddo Gal); "Needed Skills and Skills Gaps: Adult Numeracy Demands, Abilities and Instruction" (Larry Mikulecky); "Comparison of Literacy to Numeracy Achievement in a Life-Skills Context" (Patricia Rickard, Richard Ackermann); "Federally Supported Adult Education Delivery System" (Division of Adult Education and Literacy, U.S. Department of Education); "Can the Delivery System Deliver? Realities of Numeracy Education in Adult Literacy Programs" (Iddo Gal); "Issues and Barriers in Workplace Numeracy Education" (Mary Ann Shope, Gretchen Watson); "Adult Basic Education Math Instruction--Massachusetts Practitioners' Viewpoints on the ABE (Adult Basic Education) Learner and the Instructional Environment" (Esther D. Leonelli, Ruth Schwendeman); "Exploring What Counts: A Summary Report of Research into ABE Math in Massachusetts" (Bonnie B. Mullinix, John P. Comings); "NCTM (Teachers Council of Teachers of Mathematics) and Change in Mathematics Education" (Peter Kloosterman); "Lessons Learned?" (Mary Montgomery Lindquist); and "The ABE Math Standards Project: Adapting the NCTM Standards to Adult Education Environments" (Mary Jane Schmitt). Many papers contain substantial bibliographies. Appended are the following: conference agenda; "calculator debate" activity; guidelines for contacting the Adult Numeracy Practitioners Network; and list of conference participants. (MN)
National Center on Adult Literacy, Publications, 3910 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3111 (order no. CP94-04: $11).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center on Adult Literacy, Philadelphia, PA.; National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts