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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 Visual Display of Quantitative Information part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This book is a classic outline of how complex information can be presented through graphics, charts, and diagrams. Not only does the book show how to display numeric data graphically, it shows how to ...

Quantitative Environmental Learning Project part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This web site provides resources to integrate math and environmental science using real environmental data. The site features many data sets which are ideally suited for use as a classroom exercise. ...

Crossroads in Mathematics: Standards for introductory college mathematics before calculus. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

'Crossroads in Mathematics: Standards for Introductory College Mathematics Before Calculus has two major goals: to improve mathematics education at two-year colleges and at the lower division of ...

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 ...

Quantitative Skills Assessment In Geoscience Courses part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This website offers a guide to assessing quantitative aspects of geoscience courses. Information on this site is based on a workshop by the National Association of Geoscience Teachers held July 5-9, ...

EXTEND: Perspectives on Mathematics Education part of SERC Web Resource Collection

EXTEND is a national forum intended to extend discussion of mathematics education beyond the mathematics community to constituencies whose engagement is of central importance to improvement of ...



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