Elmwood High School. Numeracy Across the Curriculum or I read the news today. Oh boy!. Darren Kuropatwa Dept. Head Mathematics Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute. You Need Math …. literacy?. Literacy. Clarence Fisher, Globally Literate K12 Online Conference.
Elmwood High School
Numeracy Across the Curriculum
I read the news today. Oh boy!
Dept. Head Mathematics
Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute
Literacy is always changing ... with your location
geographically and in time. All definitions have
consistently had three components:
(2) Literacy = Production
(3) Literacy = Interactive
Literacy: (noun) the ability to read and write.
“If all your kids learn to do is read and write,
they won't be literate.”
Is All Information Knowledge?
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Multivariate analysis states an isodensity contour ellipse is the intersection of a plane parallel to the xy-plane and the surface of a bivariate normal distribution.
Is numeracy a problem?
Does numeracy matter?
Source: (Basic Skills Agency, UK 1997)
International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey
Source: (Statistics Canada, 2003)
Is numeracy a problem?
Is innumeracy a problem?
Kathy Cassidy’s Class
Gambling bites into family funds
VICTORIANS are using housekeeping money to finance an $89 million a week gambling habit …
The Herald Sun, Saturday, February 3, 1996, p.5
MEN who eat a lot of fish are driven by
ambition and the desire for success, British
Seven in 10 men who
frequently eat canned tuna.
sardines, salmon, mackerel
or kippers admit to being
ambitious, and one in two
rate themselves as more
successful than others.
The study, commissioned
by John West Foods,
reveals they are also thin-
skinned types, with only 5
per cent of regular fish-
eaters saying they coped
well with criticism
compared with a quarter
of the non-fish eaters.
Source: The Mercury, 7 May, 1991.
1 Billion is Big …
Definition: a self imposed tax on the innumerate.
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