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Issue 47, September 2018 – Math

We use it all the time – deciding when to leave the house in order to arrive at work on time, figuring out sale prices, understanding our budgets and our paychecks, and making sense of data presented in charts and graphs at work, in the media, and in our communities. With this issue,  The Change Agent will focus on students’ experience with numeracy. Join us as we share stories of how people use math in their lives, where they would like to use it more, and what works for them when it comes to improving numeracy skills.   Continue reading


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