Numeracy is a critical skill to succeed in higher education and the workforce. In this video interview, Anestine Hector-Mason, AIR senior researcher, explains why the ability to understand and work with numbers significantly impacts not only academic achievement but also everyday life.
From July 12 through July 15, 2015 AIR is hosting the 22nd International Conference of Adults Learning Mathematics. The conference will showcase international perspectives related to the teaching and learning of numeracy and mathematics. International thought leaders in these areas will convene around key discussion topics, such as adult numeracy concepts, theories and practice; science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); numeracy and diversity; numeracy and literacy; and numeracy and the workforce.