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The Third R in Literacy part of SERC Print Resource Collection
The authors make the case for incorporating mathematics into the definition of literacy, based on the pervasiveness of quantitative information and the necessity of acting on it. They provide a ...

Thinking Quantitatively about Science part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract for "Why Numbers Count": The computer-driven age is here. Those who are not quantitatively literate may find themselves in a new underclass. To be effective, education today must ...

Why Numbers Count: Quantitative Literacy for Tomorrow's America part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Abstract: The computer-driven age is here. Those who are not quantitatively literate may find themselves in a new underclass. To be effective, education today must be based on relevant, real-world ...

A Math Paradox: The Widening Gap Between High School and College Math part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Dr. Ganem points out the increasing gap between the mathematical skills of incoming first-year college students and the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in college science and math courses ...

The Gapminder World 2006 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Gapminder is a non-profit venture developing information technology for provision of free statistics in new visual and animated ways. Goal: enable you to make sense of the world by having fun with ...

Significant Figures part of SERC Web Resource Collection

Users of this interactive site can practice determining the number of significant figures in a given number. The game offers twelve different numbers for which the number of significant figures has ...

Reform Calculus Resources part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site presents a wide range of tools and exercises for calculus teachers and interested students. Included are links to many activities, projects, capsules and resources.

Visual Calculus part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This collection was designed for instructors to give some ideas how technology, in particular, computers, can be used in the teaching of calculus. Detailed instructions on implementing these ideas ...

Principles of Learning Statistics part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This webpage is one chapter in an online article about how students learn statistics. Research in the areas of psychology, statistical education, and mathematics education is reviewed. Research ...

Human Population through History: 1 A.D. to 2020 part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website contains eight maps showing human population density starting in 1 AD. Maps can be viewed as large single maps or as an animation of population change through time. The maps are from a ...



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