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## Arabic translation: تعلّم أساسيات الحساب

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 English term or phrase: numeracy Arabic translation: تعلّم أساسيات الحساب

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 17:59 Feb 11, 2010
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Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
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 English term or phrase: numeracy Definition from Wikipedia:Numeracy is the ability to reason with numbers and other mathematical concepts. To be numerically literate, a person has to be comfortable with logic and reasoning. Some of the areas that are involved in numeracy include: basic numbers, orders of magnitude, geometry, algebra, probability and statistics.Example sentence(s): Numeracy is used in science class when students interpret a graph, in woodwork when they confidently measure a piece of wood, or in cooking when a student halves a recipe without being given specific instructions on what to do. The State of Queensland What appears in most definitions of numeracy from the 1980s and 1990s is the use of mathematics in real-life situations and the idea that it can be used in a goal-oriented way, depending on the needs and interests of the individual in a given context (home, community, workplace). NCSALL Punctuality, literacy, numeracy and enthusiasm are the four key requirements of any young person seeking their first job. Guardian News and Media Limited
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 تعلّم أساسيات الحساب Definition:القدرة على فهم وإدراك الأرقام والعمليات الحسابية وتذكر الحقائق الحسابية وتحويل لغة الحروف الى لغة رموز وتوجيه طريقة التفكير ليصبح تفكيراً مجرداً أكثر منه محسوساً
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Rehab Mohamed
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5 +2تعلّم أساسيات الحسابRehab Mohamed

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16 hrs   confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
تعلّم أساسيات الحساب

Definition from alzahraa:
القدرة على فهم وإدراك الأرقام والعمليات الحسابية وتذكر الحقائق الحسابية وتحويل لغة الحروف الى لغة رموز وتوجيه طريقة التفكير ليصبح تفكيراً مجرداً أكثر منه محسوساً

Example sentence(s):
• للتدريب الحسي أهمية كبرى في تعلم أساسيات الحساب ، وقد وضعت مونتيسوري قدرا كبيرا من المواد مما يتيح للطفل أن يألف الارقام في سن مبكرة ، ان طفل الثالثة يمتلك عقلا منطقيا ويبدي اهتماما خاصا بالتتابع والنظام في حياته اليومية وهذه الصفات تمكنه من تعلم الحساب ، - gulfkids
• ينبغي للحكومات، مع مراعاة أن معرفة القراءة والكتابة وأساسيات الرياضيات من الشروط الأساسية المسبقة للاستفادة من تكنولوجيا المعلومات والاتصالات واستخدامها استخداما فعالا، أن تعزز فرص حصول الشباب على المعرفة الملائمة من خلال القنوات الرسمية وغير الرسمية. - UN

Explanation:
UNESCO glossary:
http://www.uis.unesco.org/glossary/Term.aspx?name=Numeracy〈=ar&mode=all

UNTERM:
http://unterm.un.org

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Note added at 1 day16 hrs (2010-02-13 09:59:55 GMT)
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Here is why I have translated the term to: تعلّم أساسيات الحساب

Numeracy is a mastery of the basic symbols and processes of arithmetic:

MACMILLAN dictionary
Numeracy definition: basic skills in mathematics.
http://www.macmillandictionary.com/dictionary/british/numera...

Cambridge dictionary:
Numeracy: ability to do basic mathematics
http://www.dictionary.cambridge.org/define.asp?key=54504&dic...

Encarta:http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/Dictionary...

 Rehab MohamedEgyptLocal time: 11:20Native speaker of: ArabicPRO pts in category: 16

Votes in favor of/against selecting this as the best translation of the term asked
Yes  Osama Shahin: Good job Rehab
 11 hrs
-> Thanks

No  Mona Helal: just الحساب/حساب should be the answer
 14 hrs
-> kindly check my note

Yes  Lamis Maalouf: I agree with you. Excellent research work, Rihab. Good convincing references.
 2 days8 hrs
-> Thank you so much for your support!

Yes
 2 days9 hrs
-> Thank you so much!

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