Discussion: How important is math to health?

How does math connect to our health and wellness? And how do we improve math skills in students? In an interesting study shared on PLOS One, a peer reviewed open access journal, the authors indicated improved numeracy demonstrates correlations with 'quality decision processes and outcomes.'  Specific examples include individuals who have higher numeracy skills have better health outcomes and do better financially by managing income, loans, and credit cards.

Bulletin: Online Courses: Foundations of Teaching Adult Numeracy & Number Sense

World Education E-Learning is taking registrations for two numeracy courses that will be starting in April. 

Discussion: Call for Articles - Special Issue on Math and Numeracy

Hello all,

I just wanted to reiterate the announcement that the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education is seeking submissions for a special issue on numeracy. Dr. Lynda Ginsburg, Senior Research Associate, Center for Math, Science and Computer Education at Rutgers University will be the Special Issue Guest Editor.

Discussion: Special Issue: Call for Journal Articles

Hello all,

I just wanted to reiterate the announcement that the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education is seeking submissions for a special issue on numeracy. Dr. Lynda Ginsburg, Senior Research Associate, Center for Math, Science and Computer Education at Rutgers University will be the Special Issue Guest Editor.

Bulletin: Online Numeracy Courses from World Education

World Education E-Learning offers facilitated online courses for adult education professionals. This year we are offering the following numeracy courses:

Discussion: literacy, numeracy and health

Hello friends, Some of you may be interested in a recent study by Esther Prins and Shannon Monnat that looks at the links between literacy, numeracy and health with a focus on immigrant groups. You'll find an abstract and a link to the paper, "Examining Associations between Self-Rated Health and Proficiency in Literacy and Numeracy" in the Health Literacy CoP.

I encourage members to share the implications of these findings with the Community.

Cheers, Susan Finn Miller

Bulletin: Online Numeracy Professional Development Courses Starting Soon!

World Education E-Learning offers facilitated online courses for adult education. This winter we are offering the following two numeracy courses:

Teaching Reasoning and Problem-Solving Strategies (New Dates! February 13 - April 3)
Learn about reasoning and problem-solving strategies that will enhance your teaching of mathematics and numeracy. Explore a variety of activities that you can adapt to your classroom.

Discussion: Making the LINCS Science Course Series Work for YOU!!

On Thursday, August 21, 3-4pm EDT, there will be a webinar about the three free LINCS online professional development courses in the teaching and learning of science.  Many instructors have already taken the first two LINCS science courses through the LINCS Learning Portal:  Engaging Adult Learners in Science and Scientific Practices in Context: Curricular Planning and Lesson Development.  A third course is to be made public next week.  I encourage you to register for the webinar, which will include a discussio

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