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When people think literacy does Math come to mind? What is math literacy? What does it mean for teachers and students?
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Campus Offers Free Math Course for Adults | GantDaily.com

Campus Offers Free Math Course for Adults | GantDaily.com | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
DUBOIS – Penn State DuBois, in conjunction with the Central Intermediate Unit #10 (CIU #10), will offer a free course in mathematics for adults who want to.
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Mountain Pointe math, science departments teach through teamwork - Arizona Republic

Mountain Pointe math, science departments teach through teamwork - Arizona Republic | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Mountain Pointe math, science departments teach through teamworkArizona RepublicDan Ray, Mountain Pointe High School's newly named mathematics chair, is bullish on his department -- pointing out that 80 percent of his teachers have a master's degree,...
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Literacy & Math Ideas: Common Core Graphic Organizers, Question ...

Literacy & Math Ideas: Common Core Graphic Organizers, Question ... | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
As I get closer to the beginning of the school year, I am getting even more excited. I have been planning so many exciting activities and have been getting my things organized for the Common Core Standards.
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Math illiteracy on - WordPress.com — Get a Free Blog Here

Math illiteracy on - WordPress.com — Get a Free Blog Here | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
The contestant, the studio audience, and the online audience all got this easy math question wrong. I don't think this is so much a reflection on any of them, as it is on the horrible state of math education in this country.
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How Much Math Is Too Much? - Education Week News (blog)

How Much Math Is Too Much? - Education Week News (blog) | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
How Much Math Is Too Much?Education Week News (blog)Hacker does in fact argue that we need better math instruction, but what Biddle and others seem to miss is his central thesis: That algebra simply is not very useful to the vast majority of us.
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Students Need Math for Career Success - GPB (blog)

Students Need Math for Career Success - GPB (blog) | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
GPB (blog)Students Need Math for Career SuccessGPB (blog)During a teacher training session last month, we discussed the importance of cross-subject teaching and learning in classrooms, especially as it relates to math skills.
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Math Inquiry Institute gives teachers creative tools - UMSL Daily (blog)

Math Inquiry Institute gives teachers creative tools - UMSL Daily (blog) | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Math Inquiry Institute gives teachers creative toolsUMSL Daily (blog)Making math and science more visual and exciting is something several area teachers have in mind for the upcoming school year thanks to the creative new tools they learned during...
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Literacy is more than simply reading - PallTimes.com

Literacy is more than simply readingPallTimes.comMost people think of literacy as simply being able to read; however, the world requires that adults not only be able to read and understand basic texts, but also to be able to function in the...
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The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math

The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
This is your brain on shopping, and it's not very smart (The 11 Ways That Consumers Are Hopeless at Math - The Atlantic http://t.co/SpKUfbla...)...
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Math Solution: Interactive Math Games

Interactive math games or assigning amusing math tasks. The homework routine should be relevant whatever your situation or reasoning behind teaching a child learn the interactive math games to face the interactive math ...
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Why Johnny Can’t Add Without a Calculator

Why Johnny Can’t Add Without a Calculator | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Read more from Slate's special issue on science education and give us your best ideas for raising the next generation of scientists and engineers.
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Teaching the teachers - Stamford Advocate

Teaching the teachers - Stamford Advocate | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Teaching the teachersStamford AdvocateLiteracy coach Sarah Santasiero walked quickly through the wide hallways of Julia ...
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Fractions are key to math learning — Joanne Jacobs

Fractions are key to math learning — Joanne Jacobs | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Learning fractions and long division in elementary school leads to math success, according to a Carnegie Mellon research team led by Robert Siegler. In the U.S. and Britain, fifth graders' understanding of fractions and long ...
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Funky First Grade Fun: Revisiting Math Workstations

Funky First Grade Fun: Revisiting Math Workstations | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
I'm disappointed to admit that I felt overwhelmed, annoyed and grouchy about math work stations ALL year. Things just did not go as I planned. My students loved doing work stations. But, I felt like it was a constant struggle to ...
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Do You Think Girls Hate Math? Think Again! - Huffington Post

Do You Think Girls Hate Math? Think Again! - Huffington Post | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Do You Think Girls Hate Math? Think Again!Huffington PostThere are some crazy statistics out there with regard to women in math and science fields. Do you know that if you scan a room of 25 engineers, only three will be women?
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Young Kids Love Math, Especially at Bedtime - Babble (blog)

Young Kids Love Math, Especially at Bedtime - Babble (blog) | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Babble (blog)Young Kids Love Math, Especially at BedtimeBabble (blog)Bedtime Math (TM!) was created by Laura Overdeck, an astrophysics graduate and mother of three in New Jersey who turned a fun activity with her kids into a website of the same name.
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Math Matters: A Response to “Is Algebra Necessary?”

Math Matters: A Response to “Is Algebra Necessary?” | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Math has taken another hit. This time, it’s from Andrew Hacker, emeritus professor of political science at Queens College, City of New York, whose piece “Is Algebra Necessary?” ap...
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Important Facts to Know About Learning Math

Important Facts to Know About Learning Math | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Flickr: Benjamin Rossen We've explored a variety of angles about different aspects of teaching and learning math -- everything from stereotyping girl ([Great article] Important Facts to Know About Learning Math http://t.co/GlSPOwUd...
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Mathematics: Literacy In Mathematics

Mathematics: Literacy In Mathematics | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Mental mathematics, as its name implies, deals with advance mathematics in, maybe, engineering or finance, the literacy in mathematics of the literacy in mathematics of modern mathematics, Vedic mathematics gives an ...
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Finland Schools Have Got It Going On

Finland Schools Have Got It Going On | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
How can our Canadian school system be reformed to create a generation of students that is more curious, courageous and critically thinking than ever before?
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A Slam Dunk for Math Literacy | New Empire Builders

A Slam Dunk for Math Literacy | New Empire Builders | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
People and ideas shifting how the world works to make it better (RT @NewEmpireBldrs: A slam dunk for math literacy featuring @Khalil_Fuller of @NBAMathHoops http://t.co/0nvsYSuv cc: @masschallenge...
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ACLU alleges Michigan school district violated students’ ‘right to learn to read’

ACLU alleges Michigan school district violated students’ ‘right to learn to read’ | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Group sues state and a Detroit area school district, alleging they fail to adequately educate children.
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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craftivity/Snack Fun { Math and Literacy too } product from traditionslaughter on TeachersNotebook.com

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craftivity/Snack Fun { Math and Literacy too } product from traditionslaughter on TeachersNotebook.com | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craftivity/Snack Fun { Math and Literacy too } product from traditionslaughter on TeachersNotebook.com (Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Craftivity/Snack Fun { Math and Literacy too }:http://t.co/G7act4p6...)...
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Early ADHD Treatment May Save Math Skills - MedPage Today

Early ADHD Treatment May Save Math Skills - MedPage Today | Math Literacy | Scoop.it
MedPage TodayEarly ADHD Treatment May Save Math SkillsMedPage TodayStarting treatment for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) sooner rather than later appears to lower the likelihood of a decline in academic ...Mount Sinai researcher finds...
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Pilot math program being offered to middle school students at SVSU - Midland Daily News

Pilot math program being offered to middle school students at SVSUMidland Daily NewsSome 120 students at Ruben Daniels Middle School in Saginaw are spending six weeks of their summer improving their math performance through a pilot ...
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