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This document describes key stages in the development of the Numeracy assessment scale for the ALL survey that took place between 1998 and 2003. The authors present a conceptual discussion of the numeracy construct and its facets, examines approaches to assessment of mathematical skills, and...
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The aim of this document was to review what is known about adult numeracy (in many countries, not just the USA), to identify gaps in our knowledge and understanding about adult numeracy, draw out the implications for practice and make recommendations for further research. This report includes a...
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This book is from the National Research Council and covers most of the math topics that apply to adults as well as children. The Standards for Mathematical Practice were adapted from the integrated strands of proficiency: conceptual understanding, procedural fluency, strategic competence, adaptive...
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This issue of the COABE journal is focused on numeracy. Articles include a focus on research, practitioner perspective, and forum.
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This document explores the nature of numeracy. After a thorough review of various math and numeracy curricular and assessment frameworks and standards documents from adult education, K-12, and community college, the authors discuss the definitions of numeracy. Their analysis identified three major...
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Watch these trailers of films that have been used successfully in an adult education classroom. Explore the links to educational materials, including discussion guides, lesson plans, and background information. Chisholm '72: Unbought and Unbossed ( YouTube and PBS ) Materials: Anti-Defamation...
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Find here the research to provide you with background information, a rationale, and evidence to support decisions around ELA teaching, curriculum, and program design: Adult Education Literacy Instruction: A Review of the Research (2010) : The Executive Summary may prove especially useful, as well...
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There are many standards to be aware of and to mine for useful information and guidance. College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (CCRSAE) Explore our gathered resources about the CCRSAE . Massachusetts Frameworks View the old Massachusetts Frameworks for Adult Basic Education for...
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Connections Between ELA and Everything Else ABE ELA Instructors often teach social studies or science within ELA, or also teach dedicated classes for science, social studies, civics, study skills—and so on. What does it mean to think in each of these areas? Are there common patterns of critical...
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Research has identified that four components—alphabetics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension—are essential in how reading develops and in the reading process. WIOA requires ABE programs to provide explicit and systematic instruction in these four essential components to adult learners of all...

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