ERIC Number: ED511816
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-May
Reference Count: N/A
Focus on Basics: Connecting Research & Practice. Volume 9, Issue A
Garner, Barbara, Ed.
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
"Focus on Basics" is a publication of the US Division of World Education, Inc. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to connecting research with practice, to connecting teachers with research and researchers with the reality of the classroom, and by doing so, making adult basic education research more relevant to the field. The theme of this issue of "Focus on Basics" is "Numeracy." Articles in this issue include: (1) Using Part-Whole Thinking in Math (Dorothea Steinke); (2) Numeracy Matters (Myrna Manly); (3) Designing Instruction with the Components of Numeracy in Mind (Lynda Ginsburg); (4) Changing Practice, Expanding Minds (Kate Nonesuch); (5) A Conversation with FOB: Is Math Universal?; (6) Numeracy at the Downtown Learning Center (Avril DeJesus); (7) The Importance of Algebra for Everyone (Tricia Donovan); (8) TIAN: A Professional Learning Model for ABE Math Teachers (Beth Bingman and Mary Jane Schmitt); (9) Arizona's Professional Learning Journey Through the Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy Project (Beverly Wilson and D. Roberto Morales); and (10) New from World Education. Individual articles contain figures, references, and tables.
Descriptors: Numeracy, Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Mathematics Teachers, Administrators, Adult Literacy, Instructional Design, Professional Development, Algebra, Theory Practice Relationship, Mathematics Instruction
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-482-9485; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.ncsall.net
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education
Audience: Teachers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Identifiers - Location: Arizona