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Reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic: Being literate in science and mathematics

Schibeci, R. (1990) Reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic: Being literate in science and mathematics. Research in Science Education, 20 (1). pp. 324-325.

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1990 is International Literacy Year. 'Literacy' is on everyone's lips...or, at least, in many peoples' minds. Traditionally, 'literacy' has been associated with 'reading' and 'writing'. What about the person who is scientifically and mathematically literate: how do we recognise such a person?

Item Type: Journal Article
Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Education
Publisher: Springer
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