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  1. Adult Numeracy - Math Forum
    Selected articles about adult numeracy compiled for the Math Forum's Adult Education Teachers' Place: the GED; Mailing List; Organizations, Newsletters, and Other Resources. more>>

  2. American Council on Education (ACE)
    A forum for the discussion of major issues related to higher education and its potential to contribute to the quality of American life. ACE maintains a domestic and an international agenda and seeks to advance the interests and goals of higher and adult education in a changing environment by providing leadership and advocacy on important issues, representing the views of the higher and adult education community to policy makers, and offering services to its members. Contents: Adult Learning and Educational Credentials, including General Educational Development (GED); Advancement, Membership, Publications, Annual Meeting; Business-Higher Education Forum; Center for Leadership Development; Fellows Program; Minorities in Higher Education, Women in Higher Education, and more. more>>


 
  All Sites - 37 items found, showing 1 to 37

  1. Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) Survey - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), U.S. Department of Education
    The Adult Literacy and Lifeskills (ALL) Survey is an international comparative study designed to provide participating countries, including the United States, with information about the skills of their adult populations. ALL measured the literacy and ...more>>

  2. Adult Numeracy
    A collection of resources on adult numeracy, from a group devoted to statistical literacy. Key websites, conferences, publications, organizations, and surveys. ...more>>

  3. Adult Numeracy Core Curriculum - The Basic Skills Agency, via Count On
    The U.K. adult literacy and numeracy core curriculum in PDF format. "It sets out the entitlement to learning for all adults who have difficulties with literacy and numeracy. It describes the content of what should be taught in literacy and numeracy programmes ...more>>

  4. Adult Numeracy Network (ANN)
    A community dedicated to high-quality mathematics instruction at the adult level. ANN conducts pre-conferences at the annual NCTM national meetings; publishes the Math Practitioner Newsletter; sponsors the Numeracy List, an adult electronic forum; and ...more>>

  5. Adult Numeracy @ TERC - TERC
    Information about and materials from TERC's adult numeracy projects, including EMPower (Extending Mathematical Power), TIAN (Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy), and Statistics for Action. The published EMPower curriculum fills the need for a math ...more>>

  6. Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM)
    An international research forum bringing together researchers and practitioners in adult mathematics/numeracy teaching and learning in order to promote the learning of mathematics by adults. Biannual listing for researchers, practitioners in adult mathematics/numeracy ...more>>

  7. Basic Skills Resources - National Institute for Literacy
    The Basic Skills Resource Collection focuses on reading, writing, mathematics and numeracy resources that can improve instruction in basic skills. Each resource listing features an abstract and a review by an expert in the field. Resources in this Collection ...more>>

  8. Big Picture: What Does 'Numeracy' Mean? - Iddo Gal
    Numeracy is a term increasingly used in publications aimed at adult educators, yet its meaning and purpose may be unclear. This article briefly examines the importance of numeracy and the implications for those working with the GED Tests. ...more>>

  9. Business-Higher Education Forum - Business-Higher Education Forum
    BHEF is an organization of Fortune 500 CEOs, prominent college and university presidents, and foundation leaders working to advance innovative solutions to education challenges in order to enhance U.S. competitiveness. BHEF addresses education issues ...more>>

  10. Changing the Way We Teach Math - Kate Nonesuch
    This document is a manual for teaching basic math to adults. It sets out some "best practices" from the literature, then outlines some difficulties instructors may face in implementing them, and makes suggestions for overcoming those difficulties. There ...more>>

  11. Education.Au Limited - Education Network Australia (EdNA)
    Australian author of various publications on: Access and Equity; Adult and Community Education; Communication Technologies; CD-ROM Technology; Educational Television; Evaluating Computer-Based Education; Home Based Workers; Information Economy; Learning ...more>>

  12. The EMPower Project - TERC
    Extending Mathematical Power: A Math Curriculum for Adults, extends school mathematics reform to currently under-served populations so that they more effectively engage mathematical demands at work, at home as parents and caregivers, in the community, ...more>>

  13. Equipped for the Future: Fundamentals - Equipped for the Future, National Institute for Literacy
    Begun in 1994, the National Institute for Literacy’s Equipped for the Future (EFF) initiative started the development of a framework for adult learning content standards. These content standards were constructed to strengthen the ability of adult education ...more>>

  14. GED as Project - Virginia Commonwealth University
    Inquiry-based, student-centered materials for GED students, including separate study materials for math and other disciplines. Print and video resources are available. ...more>>

  15. GED Math Graphics - Howard Myers
    Graphical GED test preparation designed for addiction treatment nonprofits, domestic violence shelters, community based organizations, and other, traditionally resource-constrained programs attended by disadvantaged or indigent students. ...more>>

  16. GED Math Instruction: Meeting the Challenge - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    An article with suggestions for GED math instruction: allow the use of calculators during instruction; introduce variables to represent simple relationships and continue to use abstract symbols at every opportunity; concentrate instruction on realistic ...more>>

  17. GED Math Instruction - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    A recommendation that calculator use be integrated into GED mathematics instruction. Implicit in this recommendation is the mandate to use calculators properly and intelligently. The ability to "bestimate" is the key ingredient that separates an intelligent ...more>>

  18. GED Math Tests: What does it Take? - Myrna Manly; The Math Forum
    An article on adult numeracy: ways to teach math that focus on problem-solving skills rather than on the rote strategies of computation. This article appeared in the September/October 1991 issue of GED Items (ISSN 0896-0518; Volume 8, No. 4/5), published ...more>>

  19. General Educational Development (GED) - About.com
    A guided portal to the world of the GED test. Includes links to the official GED site, free and commercial preparation sites, practice tests, software, courses, and articles. From About.com's Adult/Continuing Education section. ...more>>

  20. Harnessing Technology to Serve Adult Literacy: Math - David J. Rosen
    Frequently Asked Questions on how to help adult literacy education (ABE/GED/ESL/ESOL) teachers and learners use computers, television, audio and video cassettes, and other electronic technology to solve learning and instructional problems: "Our students ...more>>

  21. Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy (ISAL) - Penn State University, College of Education
    ISAL stresses the importance of connecting research to improving practice. Resources include software, publications, consulting services, and Web links. ...more>>

  22. Learning Resources, Inc. (LRI)
    LRI provides programs and services that support employers, colleges, technical institutes, secondary and adult schools and 1-stops with assessment, training, curricula and consulting that: (1) assess, develop and document high-performance, employability ...more>>

  23. LiteracyTentWiki
    Wiki discussions on research questions using knowledge from research, experience teaching adult learners, or your experience as an adult learner. The table of contents includes topics such as Technology in the Classroom and GED Research. ...more>>

  24. Mark Wahl Math Learning/Teaching Resources
    Math methods and activity books written by Mark Wahl for teachers, homeschoolers and parents (especially grades 3-9), as well as information on Wahl's customized teacher or parent workshops and conferences, and some math and education links. Specialties: ...more>>

  25. Mathematics in Adult Education and Literacy - Office of Vocational and Adult Education (OVAE), U.S. Dept. of Education
    The role of adult basic education in strengthening mathematics skills is central to the U.S. Department of Education's vision for adult education. This site provides research and evaluation, noteworthy practices, and additional links. ...more>>

  26. More Complicated Than It Seems - Kate Nonesuch
    In this review of the literature of approaches to adult numeracy instruction, Kate Nonesuch asks the question, "How can ABE math instructors apply research findings to their own teaching practice?" Through an extensive literature review and ongoing discussions ...more>>

  27. National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) (U.K.) - National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) (U.K.)
    The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) aims to encourage all adults to engage in learning of all kinds. It seeks to accomplish this through advocacy, development and research, consultancy, training, and more. ...more>>

  28. numeracy - Adult Numeracy Network, Math Forum
    A mailing list for those interested in the discussion of educational issues around adult mathematical literacy (ABE/GED/ESL, workplace, and literacy teachers, tutors, and adult learners), maintained by the Adult Numeracy Network (ANN). Read and search ...more>>

  29. Ohio Literacy Resource Center - Kent State University
    The Ohio Literacy Resource Center provides support, training and resources for the people who work in and attend classes at adult and family literacy programs. The OLRC also works with GED graduates who are attending Kent State University. The site offers ...more>>

  30. Professor Freedman's Math Help - Ellen Freedman
    A mixture of sound, animation, humor and personal advice dealing with math anxiety for the adult student and community college learner. The site includes tutorial lessons, math assignments, study skills tips, information on learning styles, an on-line ...more>>

  31. SABES: System for Adult Basic Education Support - Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
    SABES promotes high quality adult basic education services through training, support, and resources that improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners and strengthen programs. SABES strives to achieve this mission by: providing staff development that ...more>>

  32. Skills and Competencies Needed to Succeed in Today's Workplace - NCREL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory; Learning Point Associates
    Because the world of work is changing, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education formed the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) to study the kinds of competencies and skills that workers must have to succeed in today's workplace. ...more>>

  33. STEM Transitions - Center for Occupational Research and Development (CORD)
    STEM Transitions offers more than 60 integrated projects for use in math, science, and technical courses in the six STEM-related clusters: health science; information technology; manufacturing; transportation; science, technology, engineering and mathematics; ...more>>

  34. Teaching the SCANS Competencies - Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor
    This PDF report compiles six articles that give education and training practitioners practical suggestions for applying SCANS in classroom and workplace: "SCANS in the Schools", "Implementing SCANS: First Lessons", "Students Use SCANS to Explore Changing ...more>>

  35. What Work Requires of Schools - Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS)
    The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) was asked to examine the demands of the workplace and whether today's young people are capable of meeting those demands as they enter employment. In carrying out this charge, the Commission ...more>>

  36. Workplace Essential Skills: Resources Related to the SCANS Competencies and Foundation Skills - Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor
    This PDF report provides the results of a comparison of the workplace basic skills defined by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) with skill frameworks developed by a variety of national and international organizations. The ...more>>

  37. Workplace Preparedness Resources - H&H Publishing
    Texts, workbooks, and assessment instruments devoted to helping educators and trainers increase the competence of those in the workforce. Materials are lively, economical, and focused directly on practical workforce skills and behaviors. Assessment instruments, ...more>>


 
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