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Millions struggle with maths, says charity - AFP

Millions struggle with maths, says charity - AFP | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
AFPMillions struggle with maths, says charityAFPLONDON — Poor numeracy is "blighting" the lives of British adults and stunting economic growth, a new campaign group has warned, as figures show millions of people lack basic skills.
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Math Homework is not a Hungry Lion: strategies for cultivating math skills and curiosity

Research shows that praising effort, rather than results is more effective if your goal is to encourage positive behaviors.   It's also important to point out what positive behavior was demonstrat...
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New Research: How Girls Can Win in Math and Science

New Research: How Girls Can Win in Math and Science | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
Some programs meant to help girls get ahead in STEM are actually holding them back, say Caryl Rivers and Rosalind Barnett.
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Guest blog: The Rise of High School Dropouts in Adult Education | ConnCAN

An education reform advocacy organization that will not rest until every Connecticut child has access to a great public school.
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Voices of the Dropout Nation: Steve Evangelista on the Numeracy Problem in ... - Dropout Nation

Voices of the Dropout Nation: Steve Evangelista on the Numeracy Problem in ... - Dropout Nation | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
Voices of the Dropout Nation: Steve Evangelista on the Numeracy Problem in ...Dropout NationWhen it comes to math, American public education does an even poorer job on this than it does on reading.
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Math at Work Monday: Best of 2011 | Math For Grownups

Math at Work Monday: Best of 2011 | Math For Grownups | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
Math for Grownups readers love Math at Work Monday. And here are the top 10 interviews of the year. Mary Ellen the FBI Profiler. In her book, Dangerous Instincts: How Fear Can Betray Us, Mary Ellen O'Toole, PhD, puts ...
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Education Week: Researchers Probe Causes of Math Anxiety

Education Week: Researchers Probe Causes of Math Anxiety | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
New studies are exploring why studying mathematics makes some students break out in a cold sweat. (Ah math anxiety.
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separating anxiety from math « Resource Room Dot Net Blog

Scoop.it linked me to an article about how, if you're anxious about math, if you get your frontal and parietal lobes going you'll do just about as well as that other person who isn't anxious (as long as you're all right-handed ...
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Monmouthshire council tax frozen - South Wales Argus

Monmouthshire council tax frozen - South Wales Argus | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
Monmouthshire council tax frozenSouth Wales ArgusOther funding in the budget includes an additional £750000 in improving literacy and numeracy programmes in schools over the next three years and an additional £300000 investment in social care and...
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Teaching Strategies for Adult Learners | Faculty Focus

Teaching Strategies for Adult Learners | Faculty Focus | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
With the number of non-traditional students growing, many educators have discovered that adult learners are fundamentally different than their younger counterparts in many ways.
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Summary - Education Counts

E-learning for adult literacy, language and numeracy: a review of the literature: http://t.co/aYcDGKdn...
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We're so clever, students claim... - Times Higher Education

Times Higher EducationWe're so clever, students claim...Times Higher EducationHowever, they were less bullish about their numeracy skills, with only 15 per cent rating themselves excellent and 30 per cent very good.
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The Tyee – The Must Read on BC Schools You Won't Like

The Tyee – The Must Read on BC Schools You Won't Like | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
education competition w/ solid literacy, numeracy, + independence & motivation already exists: it's #homeschool http://t.co/lvEckRRr...
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There really is no difference between men and women's math abilities

There really is no difference between men and women's math abilities | adult numeracy | Scoop.it
There's a longstanding myth of a gender gap between boys' and girls' math performance, suggesting some basic biological difference in how the two genders approach math.
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Common Sense Journalism: Numeracy - a minuscule problem

Numeracy - a minuscule problem http://t.co/emwgHuOo...
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WSU Study: Gender-Specific Brain Activity, Math Anxiety Affect Consumer Habits

While many people are scrambling to wrap up their holiday shopping, research out of Wayne State shows that women and men are distinctively different when making purchase decisions, even at a preconscious level.
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