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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.

__Learning Disabilities/Differences and Math__

__Number and Operation Sense - Overview__

- Clock, J., Boone, M., & Kiser, N. What is Computational Fluency?
- Schmitt, Mary Jane. The Answer Is Still the Same.
Boaler, J., et al. SEEING AS UNDERSTANDING: The Importance of Visual Mathematics for our Brain and Learning.

__Number and Operation Sense - Whole Numbers__

- National Center for Improving Students Learning & Achievement in Mathematics & Science. (2003). Algebraic Skills & Strategies for Elementary Teachers and Students (Research brief).
- Curry, Donna (2007). Integrating Arithmetic and Algebra
*.**The Math Practitioner*. Vol. 13, #1. - Curry, Donna (2009). Revisiting Subtraction
*.**The Math Practitioner*. Vol. 15, #2. - Curry, Donna (2010). Two Ways of Thinking about Division.
*The Math Practitioner*, Vol.15, #3. - Reys, Barbara J. Teaching Computational Estimation: Concepts and Strategies.
- Russell, Susan Jo. Developing Computational Fluency with Whole Numbers in the Elementary Grades.
- Tierney,Cornelia C.(1985) Patterns in the Multiplication Table.
*Arithmetic Teacher*(Vol. 32) pp. 36-40.

__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__

- Manly, Myrna, and Lynda Ginsburg. (Sept 2010) Algebraic Thinking in Adult Education. National Institute for Literacy.
- National Center for Improving Student Learning and Achievement in Mathematics and Science (2003). Algebraic Skills and Strategies for Elementary Teachers and Students.
Star, J. R., Caronongan, P., Foegen, A., Furgeson, J., Keating, B., Larson, M. R., Lyskawa, J., McCallum, W. G., Porath, J., & Zbiek, R. M. (2015).

*Teaching strategies for improving algebra knowledge in middle and high school students*(NCEE 2014-4333). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (NCEE), Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

__Geometry topics__

- Malloy, C. (2002). The van Hiele Framework.
- Van de Walle, J. (2001). Geometric Thinking and Geometric Concepts.

__Data and Statistics__

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

##### Probability

- Understanding Risk. This sample lesson provides a lesson that can be used in a math unit on probability, using the context of personal health risks and decisions.

**Standards**

**Common Core State Standards for Math (home page)****Common Core State Standards for Math (Download the PDF)****College and Career Readiness Standards for Mathematics (Download the PDF)*****The CUNY HSE Math Curriculum Framework****Developing Instructional Units: Applying What Students Learn**

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.

**New to the College and Career Readiness Mathematics Standards for Adult Education?**

Donna Curry of the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy/Adult Numeracy Center at TERC gives an overview in this video.

#### Building a Curriculum orientation video

Donna Curry of the SABES PD Center for Mathematics and Adult Numeracy/Adult Numeracy Center at TERC gives an overview in this video.

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**Reference websites**

__Math topics__

**Adult Numeracy Network:**http://www.adultnumeracynetwork.org/**BBC Skillswise Maths:**http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/maths**National Numeracy project in the UK:**http://www.nationalnumeracy.org.uk/home/index.html

__Education general interest __

**Coalition of Essential Schools:**http://essentialschools.org/, especially: http://essentialschools.org/benchmarks