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Adult Numeracy Development Theory Research Practice

ISBN-10: 1572732326

ISBN-13: 9781572732322

Edition: 2000

Authors: Iddo Gal, Daniel A. Wagner

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This volume is aimed at teachers, trainers and curriculum developers of maths in adult literacy education. The chapters introduce recent views on the nature of numeracy, discuss instructional principles, recommend teaching practices tailored to adult needs, and examine assessment strategies.
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List price: $79.50
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 361
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Series Preface
Preface
Contributors
Introductionp. 1
The Numeracy Challengep. 9
Numeracy, Mathematics, and Adult Learningp. 33
Building a Problem-Solving Environment for Teaching Mathematicsp. 51
Preparing Adult Students to be Better Decision Makersp. 73
Instructional Strategies for Adult Numeracy Educationp. 89
Characteristics of Adult Learners of Mathematicsp. 115
Adult Numeracy at the Elementary Level: Addition and Subtraction Up to 100p. 133
Technology and the Development of Mathematical Skills in Adult Learnersp. 157
Teaching Mathematics to Adults with Specific Learning Difficultiesp. 179
Writing About Life: Creating Original Math Projects with Adultsp. 197
Learning to Learn: Mathematics as Problem Solvingp. 225
Journey Into Journal Jottings: Mathematics as Communicationp. 239
The Challenge of Diversity in Adult Numeracy Instructionp. 259
Mathematics and the Traditional Work of Womenp. 269
Assessment in Adult Numeracy Education: Issues and Principles for Good Practicep. 305
Assessment of Adult Students' Mathematical Strategiesp. 335
Author Indexp. 353
Subject Indexp. 359
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