This article, by Donna Curry of the SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum & Instruction PD Center, discusses several key elements of the Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) assessment framework, including the definition of numeracy and numerate behavior, facets of numerate behavior, enabling processes that support such behavior, and complexity factors that determine the difficulty of the task requiring numerate behavior. 

Topic Area: 
ABE/Adult Education
Mathematics and Adult Numeracy
Media Type: 
Resource Type: 
Research/Evidence-Based Practice
PD Center: 

Math and Numeracy

SABES Mathematics and Adult Numeracy Curriculum and Instruction PD Center