After reading, take some time to review all you have done in Session 1 (defining numeracy, interweaving content strands), Session 2 (Math Proficiency Strands; Standards of Mathematical Practice), and the other readings for this session.
Activity 2: Respond
Please respond to the following. Post your response to the Discussion Board by clicking the image to the right.
Think about the NCEE recommendations and whether you agree or disagree with them.How do they fit with your own observations from teaching and from the report and with your own thoughts about what your students need to know to be successful in the workplace?
Activity 3: Reflect in Your Journal
Think about the NCEE report, the interview article, and the other readings you have done. What immediate changes can you make to address the needs cited in the report? What are the implications for your program?
The SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy is funded by the Adult and Community Learning Services division of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.