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More complicated than it seems: a review of literature about adult numeracy instruction

Publisher: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Published At: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

Date Published: Dec 2006

Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street

Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton New Brunswick, Canada E3B 1H8

Phone: (506) 457-6900

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 20 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; Adult Basic Education; Numeracy; Instruction; Staff Development

Through this literature review and discussions with math instructors in BC, the author describes best practices in the field of adult numeracy instruction, "while also recognizing that implementing best practices, getting instructors to be enthusiastic about teaching math and getting students involved in their learning" are challenges to overcome.

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