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ERIC Number: ED476320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 36
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-9689593-5-0
Math for Learning, Math for Life: An Annotated Bibliography.
Elliott, Claire
This document presents a total of 109 references and annotations of works that are in some way related to the topic of math for learning and life. Section 1 presents 68 annotated references with keywords drawn from the Canadian Literacy Thesaurus. Selected topics covered in the listed publications are as follows: numeracy as social practice; the mathematics syllabus and adult learners in community colleges; the connection between mathematics and reading; numeracy practices of young unemployed people; mathematics for empowerment; developing financial literacy programs for adults; new ways of teaching mathematics; using software applications to teach math; numeracy in English-as-a-second-language classrooms; Paulo Freire's legacy for adults learning mathematics; using Internet-based resources in math instruction; assessing adult learners' mathematical knowledge; national strategies for improving adult literacy and numeracy skills; numeracy, literacy, self-confidence, and values; family numeracy; systemic needs of adult numeracy education; instructional strategies for teaching adult numeracy; accommodating math students with learning disabilities; critical numeracy for adults; teaching to the math standards with adult learners; numeracy in the workplace; and enhancing talk, language, and conceptual development in adult mathematics and numeracy classes. Section 2 lists 32 readings recommended by participants. Section 3 briefly describes the materials available at 9 World Wide Web sites that provide information to support numeracy practitioners and/or math problems and activities. (MN)
For full text: life/mathlife.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United Kingdom; United States