ERIC Number: ED474797
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
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Math Sense: Decimals, Fractions, Ratios, and Percents.
Frechette, Ellen Carley
This book is designed to help adults gain the range of math skills they need to succeed in life and work and on standardized tests including the GED. It is expected to help students overcome math anxiety, discover math as interesting and purposeful, and develop good number sense. Lessons are organized around four strands: (1) skill lessons presenting instruction and practice in math skills including computation and solving word problems; (2) tools lessons emphasizing the use of objects such as calculators or concepts such as estimation, all within real life contexts; (3) problem solving lessons that strengthen estimation and reasoning skills and help students build strategies for solving single and multi-step problems; and (4) application lessons that provide practice with realistic situations that require mathematics. (KHR)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Arithmetic, Curriculum Design, Fractions, General Mathematics, Learning Strategies, Mathematical Applications, Mathematics Instruction, Numeracy, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills
New Readers Press, 1320 Jamesville Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13210. Web site: www.newreaderspress.com.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Note: For other documents in the Math Sense series, see SE 067 594-604.