Posts by Rikki Blair and Amy Getz

  • June 9, 2011

    A Brief History of the Quantitative Literacy Movement

    By Rikki Blair and Amy Getz

    Background Information for Faculty Arithmetic and Algebra Skills Aren’t Enough Any More! “Despite its occasional use as a euphemism for statistics in school curricula, quantitative literacy is not the same as statistics. Neither is it the same as mathematics, nor is it (as some fear) watered-down mathematics. Quantitative literacy is…