The case for measuring adults’ numeracy practices
Coben, D., & Alkema, A. (2017). The case for measuring adults’ numeracy practices. Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 6(1), 20–32.
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In this article, we make the case for the development of a numeracy practices measure in the light of a review of relevant research and extant measures. We argue that a numeracy practices measure would acknowledge and validate adult learners’ practice gains and inform teaching geared to their circumstances, needs and interests.
The Coalition on Adult Basic Education and Rutgers University
This article is published in the Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education. Used with permission.
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