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18:00 Feb 11, 2010
English to Latvian translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
Additional field(s): Human Resources, Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
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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4 +1matemātiskā domāšana
Ineta Dāboliņa
4 +1rēķināšanas prasme
Zane Jacobs


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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
rēķināšanas prasme

Definition from own experience or research:
rēķināšanas prasme, līdzīgi kā lasītprasme ir spēja rēķināt, tas ir, saskaitīt, atņemt, utt.

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  • Valodas pamatiemaņu prasme, lasīt un rakstīt prasme, rēķināšanas un informācijas un komunikācijas tehnoloģiju (IKT) prasme ir būtisks mācību pamats... - EU Law  
Zane Jacobs
United States
Local time: 10:22
Native speaker of: Native in LatvianLatvian

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6 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
matemātiskā domāšana

Definition from own experience or research:
Spēja izprast, apgūt un pielietot matemātiskās funkcijas un loģiku gan risinot uzdevumus, gan dažādās dzīves situācijās.

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  • Matemātiskās domāšanas attīstīšanā ir svarīgi ne tik daudz attīstīt skolēniem prasmi apgūt fiksētu daudzumu operāciju un paņēmienu, bet ļoti nozīmīgi ir attīstīt spēju noteikt jaunas saites, likumsakarības, apgūt vispārīgos paņēmienus, kas palīdz nonākt līdz jauniem uzdevumiem, to atrisināšanai, apgūstot aizvien jaunas zināšanas. - LIIS Mācību materiāli  
Ineta Dāboliņa
Local time: 18:22
Native speaker of: Latvian

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