Mathematics for Teaching Tag: numeracy

Tag: numeracy

What is algebra? Why study it?

I’m doing some  literature review for my research and I came across this article by L.A Steen in Middle Matters. He was arguing about the Algebra for All standard in the US and part of the article includes description of what is algebra. I thought I should share them in this blog because it is something very important…

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What is mathematical literacy?

Defining mathematical literacy The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) of the OECD describes mathematical literacy as: “an individual’s capacity to identify and understand the role that mathematics plays in the world, to make well-founded judgments and to use and engage with mathematics in ways that meet the needs of that individual’s life as a constructive, concerned and reflective citizen” (OECD,1999)….

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