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(Daily Express, 2007-11)
This article identifies 10 elements of quantitative literacy, and argues that the security and sustainability of the countries of the Caribbean depend on improving the state of quantitative literacy in the region
Numeracy and education in Chile 1860-1940 cohorts
(Universidad de Chile, 2015-04)
The study of human capital development is an important although complex task as it has a multidimensional nature but also because data is not as systematically available as researchers would hope so. Literacy is the most ...
Graphical and numerical skills in pre- and postgraduate medical students from a private university
(Academia Nacional de Medicina de México, 2018)
Introduction: Physicians and medical students need to understand numerical and graphical health data in order to provide patients with correct information. Objective: The graphical and numerical skills of medical students ...
Inequality of opportunity in health and cognitive abilities: the case of Chile
(Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Economía y Negocios, 2015-10)
This paper studies inequality of opportunity in health in Chile. Following Roemer's ap- proach to equality of opportunity, we separate the e ect of circumstances and e orts -healthy behaviors- on self-assessed health. ...
Letramento matemático e histórias infantis : significações matemáticas em um 2º ano do ensino fundamental
(Universidade Federal de São CarlosUFSCarPrograma de Pós-graduação em EducaçãoCâmpus São Carlos, 2018-02-16)
This research is based on a qualitative methodological approach and investigates the mathematical meanings produced by Second Grade students and how they are evidenced when in the Mathematical teaching with children’s ...
Contribution of working memory components to efficiency in simple arithmetic during school age Contribución de los componentes de la memoria de trabajo a la eficiencia en aritmética básica durante la edad escolar
(Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile, 2017)
Although several studies have provided evidence for the relation between working memory (WM) and arithmetic performance, results are still inconsistent. The aim of this study was to evaluate the unique contribution of each ...