ERIC Number: EJ1040657
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Oct
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Literacy in Language and Mathematics: More in Common Than You Think
Thompson, Denisse R.; Rubenstein, Rheta N.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v58 n2 p105-108 Oct 2014
This paper shares perspectives on literacy in mathematics, particularly highlighting commonalities with literacy in language arts. We discuss levels of language development appropriate for the mathematics classroom, issues related to mathematical definitions, implied meanings in many mathematics concepts, and the importance of justification. We suggest that mathematical literacy should be an essential and regular component in the mathematics classroom.
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