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Math and Numeracy


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Welcome to the LINCS Math and Numeracy Group.

The group is a community of practice where practitioners, advocates, researchers, learners, policymakers, and others discuss mathematics and numeracy issues in adult education, including research and evidence-based practices, instructional strategies, and resources.  

Topics discussed include:

  • Motivation and math
  • Math skills for GED completion and transitions to postsecondary and workplace settings
  • Common math and numeracy instructional issues
  • Using content standards in math and numeracy instruction
  • Technology in math education
  • Math instruction, strategies, and skills necessary for college and career
  • Financial education and financial literacy
  • Learning in context
  • Best practices based on the most rigorous research available and appropriate

Recent Activity

Here are the 25 most recent posts in this group.

Title Replies Last Post
Discussion : A question sent to me from the field 3 Dec 13, 2018
Discussion : Using Relevant Data to Teach Percentage, Pie and Bar Graphs Dec 6, 2018
Discussion : Register Now for Penn State Online ABE Cert Spring Courses Dec 3, 2018
Discussion : High Ceiling math problems 4 Nov 30, 2018
Discussion : How many books do you have in your home? A new PIAAC study suggests it makes a difference on how well children will do as adults. 7 Nov 26, 2018
Discussion : scholarship for Ph.D. Program in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education at Penn State Nov 26, 2018
Discussion : Deeper Learning Through Questioning (Math) 2 Nov 6, 2018
Discussion : November LINCS Highlights Resource for both Math and Science Nov 4, 2018
Discussion : Over 2,000 Practice Sets from Khan Academy—Aligned to the CCRS and TABE 11/12 4 Oct 29, 2018
Discussion : Differentiating Math Instruction in a Corrections setting Oct 23, 2018
Discussion : Using Critical Thinking and Numeracy to Evaluate Social Media Oct 16, 2018
Discussion : Khan Academy Alignment to the CCRS? 13 Oct 11, 2018
Discussion : Adult Numeracy Instruction Oct 11, 2018
Discussion : GED® Completion Rates? 94 Oct 9, 2018
Discussion : Are digital literacy skills important for all kinds and levels of work? 9 Oct 7, 2018
Discussion : Math Strategies for Success Minnesota LINCS Training follow up 4 Oct 5, 2018
Discussion : Do teachers have the resources to provide STEM education to meet the employment crisis? Sep 22, 2018
Discussion : FREE webinar about using the Math issue of The Change Agent Sep 20, 2018
Discussion : One poultry farm; so much math! Sep 20, 2018
Discussion : Questions to the Field: Integrating OER and Free Resources in Adult Education 2 Sep 19, 2018
Discussion : I've got a little project going... 3 Sep 15, 2018
Discussion : Webinar Follow-up: Math in Context: Math for the Workplace 8 Sep 10, 2018
Document : Math in Context: Math for the Workplace PPT Sep 7, 2018
Discussion : Introductions Sep 4, 2018
Discussion : Survey re: Free CCRS Learning Plan Generation Tool Combining Publisher and Free Resources 4 Aug 29, 2018

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