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Quantitative Literacy for the Next Generation

Quantitative Literacy for the Next Generation

This author provides several suggestions for improving quantitative literacy skills including: Spend less time on small whole numbers, Give meanings of arithmetic operations that apply to numbers other than whole numbers, Employ calculators and computers as part of the curriculum, Combine measurement, probability, and statistics with mathematics, and Do not treat word problems that are not applications as if they were applications.... Show More


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