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Esther D Leonelli

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Subject: CROSSPOST: New from NCSALL - "The Components of Numeracy"
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Subject: [PovertyRaceWomen 148] New from NCSALL

The Components of Numeracy by Lynda Ginsburg, Myrna Manly, and
Mary Jane Schmitt
This occasional paper attempts to describe the complex nature of
numeracy as it exists today. While there are large-scale assessments,
standards documents, and position papers, there has not been a field-
and research-based synthesis of the components required for adults to
be numerate, to act numerately, and to acquire numeracy skills. This
paper attempts to identify and clarify the nature of these components
with the hope that such identification and clarification will guide
instruction, contribute to the design of assessments, frame research,
and inform policy.
To download the paper, go to:




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