This book offers guidance on how to work with adult learners to develop their numeracy and mathematics skills. It brings together current research and practice on teaching adult numeracy into one handy volume and covers the major issues faced by teachers of adult numeracy such as current policy perspectives and implications for teaching practice. There are reflective tasks throughout, which encourage you to develop and apply your theoretical knowledge to your own experiences.
Key features include:
- Reviews of existing policy and research and implications for practice
- Reflective tasks with commentary, encouraging you to develop and apply your knowledge
- Case studies of real student experiences
- Practical activities and ideas to support the planning, teaching and assessment of adult numeracy
Drawing on the substantial experience of the contributors, who have a wealth of experience as practitioners and researchers in the field, this book is an essential resource for trainee and practising teachers of adult numeracy and mathematics. It is also an ideal textbook to support teacher training courses leading to a subject specific qualification in teaching numeracy to adults.