Working Towards a Numerate Society, Presented by: Frances Argo
Being numerate is extremely important in today’s society. There are many definitions of numeracy. But for adults trying to function in an increasingly more complex society, numeracy skills are those required to perform a job and to be an informed citizen. There are many challenges faced by adults who have not yet acquired the math skills that lead to numeracy. Conference attendees learned how JUMP Math addresses these challenges and how their teaching resources can change the degree of math knowledge, understanding and confidence that exists in adult learners with a grade level 1-8 with a focus adult learners.