Numeracy Boost: Background Materials for Adult Learners in Mathematics title image

These materials were developed as part of a 4-day conference sponsored by Human Resources Development Canada for adult literacy facilitators working with adult learners of mathematics.
The materials provide background to make concepts and procedures involved in learning about fractions, decimals, whole numbers, algebra and percent more meaningful for learners.

Marian Small
Blaine Bernard
Gail Gould
Judith MacManus and
Samantha Robichaud

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Whole numbers and decimals   ( View PDF version - 743k )
Number sense — wholes and decemals
Decimal activities
Fractions   ( View PDF version - 490k )
Fractions part 1
Fractions part 2
Fractions activities
Percent   ( View PDF version - 392k )
Percent 5
Percent activities
Algebraic thinking   ( View PDF version - 163k )
Glossary   ( View PDF version - 30k )

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