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Topic: Adult Numeracy Meeting --- Minneapolis, MN -- April 16, 1997
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Esther D Leonelli

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Adult Numeracy Meeting --- Minneapolis, MN -- April 16, 1997
Posted: Feb 4, 1997 3:20 PM
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To all who are interested in adult basic math instruction --- please join
us at the NCTM meeting in Minneapolis in April.

Esther D. Leonelli <>
Moderator, ANPN Numeracy list (

Registration Information

WHO: The Adult Numeracy Practitioners Network (ANPN) is a self-supporting
group of teachers, curriculum developers, and researchers interested in
mathematical literacy for adults. Many of us work in ABE, GED, ESOL,
workplace education, and developmental mathematics programs in the U.S.
and Canada. Membership is open to all interested parties. Since March,
1994, we have communicated through a quarterly newsletter, "The Math
Practitioner", an electronic listserv NUMERACY, and now we have our own

WHAT: We are planning our third annual all-day meeting to continue our
network, share ideas, and improve our practice.

WHEN: Wednesday, April, 16, 1997, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. We have
scheduled the ANPN meeting to coincide with the Annual Meeting of the
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) on April 17-20. For
information about how to register for the NCTM Conference, call (703)
476-2970 or go to their web site (

WHERE: The Marriott Hotel in Minneapolis, MN. Room location will be
posted on our web site and on the hotel sign board.

LODGING: Anyone interested in accomodations should contact the NCTM
provider, ROGAL America, at (800)775-0505.

HOW TO REGISTER: Complete ANPN meeting and registration form and mail or
fax by March 20. Please enclose a check for $25.00 to cover one-year
membership dues and meeting costs. Make check payable to: ANPN. Unless
you are planning to run a Sharing Session, we do not plan on mailing a
confirmation; your cancelled check is your receipt. However, if you have
any concerns, call Jan Phillips at (847) 925-6473.

ANPN Meeting Agenda

8:30 - 9:00 Registration and breakfast

9:00 - 9:30 Welcome, introductions, business meeting

9:30 - 10:15 Putting Math Into Context for Adults.
Thomas Romberg, University of

10:30 - 11:10 Roundtable Sharing Sessions

11:20 - 12:00 Roundtable Sharing Sessions

12:00 -1:00 Lunch and Networking

1:00 - 4:00 Visual Mathematics: A Concrete Approach
to Abstract Mathematics in the
Adult Ed Classroom.
Susan Cowles and Patty Quan, Oregon

4:00 - 4:30 Next Steps for individuals, teams, and the network


(Deadline: March 20, 1997)

Please make checks payable to ANPN and mail with application to: Jan
Phillips, William Rainey Harper College, 1200 W. Algonquin Road, Platine,
IL 60067-7398.


Home Address:________________________________________

Work Address:________________________________________

Home Phone:_____________ Fax:_______________

Work Phone:_____________ Email:________________________________

Your role/interest in adult education:

Check all that apply:

____ Please register me for the ANPN meeting on April 16, 1997
in Minneapolis.
Enclosed is a check for $25 for membership and meeting costs.

____ I am interested in sharing at a 40 minute round table on a
topic of interest to my colleagues. (We will contact
you directly about your offering by March 25.)
Please provide a brief description and indicate which of
the seven numeracy themes will be focused upon:
Relevance/Connections; Problem-Solving/Reasoning/Decision
Making; Communication; Number and Number Sense; Data;
Geometry: Spatial Sense and Measurement; Algebra: Patterns
and Functions.

____ I will be unable to attend the Minneapolis meeting.
I enclose $10.00 for annual membership (includes
quarterly newsletter.)

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