Resources

Numeracy is an indication of one’s understanding of numbers. It’s all about number sense, really. And it’s the ability to communicate that sense with others. Sounds intimidating? Don’t let it freak you out. If you can count money, figure out new iPhone apps, or follow a recipe, chances are you’re on the path to numeracy. That’s really all it is. Numeracy is not necessarily about crushing it in the calculus (although that’s a really good feeling!). Less than 0.11% of the world’s population understands calculus. Not that calculus isn’t worth learning. It is essential if you’re going to be an engineer, a chemist, or a math teacher. But arithmetic is more essential, because the “every day Joe” has to balance a checkbook, make a family budget, borrow money, invest for retirement, and so on.

Number sense is simply acquiring the knack for understanding the way numbers behave and being able to function arithmetically. Plus, an arithmetic test is the screening tool of choice for most employers.

GENERAL RESOURCES

PA Core Standards for Mathematics

PA Core Standards Mathematics PreK-12 March 2014

Skyward

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Skyward iPhone App

Skyward Android App

MY COURSE RESOURCES

Statistics

2017-2018 ACE Statistics Syllabus

Course Text: Moore BPS-6e

Awesome Stats 101 videos by Brandon Foltz

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Larson Precalulus

Larson Precalculus companion site

Larson Precalculus online textbook

Larson Calculus

2017-2018 ACE Calculus Syllabus

Larson Calculus companion site

Course Text: Larson Calculus of a Single Variable 10th Edition c2014 txtbk

SAM Course Link for MS Office

SAM

OTHER HELPFUL RESOURCES

Khan Academy — Sign up and join my class! New algebra codes to be announced!

http://www.khanacademy.org

SLADER — Homework Solved!

http://www.slader.com

Check out Mr. Ahdoot’s website and videos

Yay Math!

Check out Mr. Llevada’s online Algebra lectures

http://algebrafree.com

What are schools for? Download Seth Godin’s take on public education

Stop Stealing Dreams – Seth Godin’s Education Manifesto

 

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