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Mathematical Literacy Goals for Students

National Council of Teachers for Mathematics NCTM proposed these five goals to cover the idea of mathematical literacy for students:

  1. Learning to value mathematics: Understanding its evolution and its role in society and the sciences.
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To round...or not to round?

Here are some practical tips on how to know when (as well as how) and when not to round off:

  • Check the instruction page (if you are writing a test), it will tell how you need to round of for the question paper as a whole.
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Changing to Maths Lit

“Ma’am I have dropped to Maths Lit and I am in your class now.”

These are the words I hear in my classroom from time to time, usually at the beginning of a new term after learners receive their report marks. 152 more words

Math Literacy - beyond terminology

An important element of critical thinking on any topic is literacy, or competence. Math is no exception. In order for students to gain a deeper understanding of mathematical concepts, they must first become… 301 more words

Deeper Understanding