Teaching Activities to Develop Critical Numeracy

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What is the impact of ill-health in workplaces?

How can we be more productive in our work?
Grade:
7/8 Stage: 9/10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, average, surveying
Context: Society, Health and Wellbeing
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making,
Using, Analysing
Date of Article: 25/03/08, pg 8
    
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How cluttered are Australian homes?

What are the implications of valuing stuff?
Grade:
7/8/9  Stage: 9/10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, Average, Graphing
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using
Date of Article:24/01/2008
     
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Are students failing to do enough homework?

What does it mean to be a successful student?Grade: 8/9  Stage: 10/11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Number, surveying, average
Context: Society
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making, Using
Date of Article:24/10/08, pg 17

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Food miles - how far has my lunch travelled?

What does it mean to eat sustainably?
Grade:
8 / 9 Stage: 11
with emphasis on:

Maths Concepts: Average, Graphing
Context: Environment
Critical Numeracy: De-coding, Meaning-making,
Using, Analysing
Date of Article:
    
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