Critical social numeracy

Lake, David (2002) Critical social numeracy. The Social Studies, 93 (1). pp. 4-10.

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The majority of students are able to read data from graphs and tables, but many still have difficulty reading meaning into them. The SOLO taxonomy of Biggs and Collis can be adapted to provide a useful four-step template of generalized questions, that lead students from the basic skills of data retrieval, to the advanced skills of critical analysis.

Item ID: 894
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 0037-7996
Keywords: Critical numeracy, Graphs, Tables, SOLO
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© 2002 Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation

Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2006
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 0%
13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 0%
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