ERIC Number: ED476320
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Math for Learning, Math for Life: An Annotated Bibliography.
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)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Annotated Bibliographies, Community Colleges, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Instructional Materials, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Mathematics Instruction, Numeracy, Postsecondary Education, Self Esteem, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Workplace Literacy
For full text: http://www.nald.ca/province/que/litcent/Publication_Products/math life/mathlife.pdf.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United Kingdom; United States