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Suggested Readings by Topic

 We've put together a list of some informative readings in the field of numeracy. They are grouped below by topic.

Number and Operation Sense - Overview
Number and Operation Sense - Whole Numbers
Number and Operation Sense - Proportion
  • Lesh, R., Post, T., & Behr, M. (1988). Proportional Reasoning. In J. Hiebert & M. Behr (Eds.) Number Concepts and Operations in the Middle Grades (pp. 93-118). Reston, VA: Lawrence Erlbaum & National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Algebra topics
Geometry topics
Data and Statistics

Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education (GAISE) Reports


NOTE: the resource marked with an asterisk is an excerpt from the report College and Career Readiness Standards for Adult Education (U.S. Department of Education, Office of Vocational and Adult Education). Download the full report here.



Donna Curry of the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy/Adult Numeracy Center at TERC gives an overview of the College and Career Readiness Mathematics Standards for Adult Education.

Reference websites

Math topics
Education general interest