Maths centre (New Zealand)
Overwhelmingly comprehensive coverage of both numeracy & maths, through a range of freely downloadable "Booklets" of clearly-presented activities. In particular 'Mathematics in the Workplace' (UK/NZ) has an amazing 600 pages of visually appealing adult numeracy lessons. Videos on every conceivable maths topic. Worksheets and more. There is also a free downloadable 'Textbook' -but it doesn't "begin at the beginning"(ie, it's Maths, not Numeracy).
Over 6000 free printable maths worksheets (with answers) on 'everything maths'- from a calendar to statistics concepts and calculations. American.
Engaging all students in maths and numeracy
A sixteen page PDF download from a numeracy workbook by Dave Tout of Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER). Activities and-at the end-many links to more Australian maths resources.
Lessons crafted around numeracy/maths concepts such as Alcohol Units or Wimbledon Facts & Figures. Free printable 'Resources' which cover more than you could do in 1 tutoring session. UK.
This resource is unique in that it offers such a comprehensive approach to its various topics that you might feel too overwhelmed to use it! Topics are: Fractions, Mental Computation, Patterns, Reasoning, Statistics, Geometric Reasoning. Each topic is developed by an Australian university academic and mapped to Australian school years. Each topic offers an exposition of inherent 'Big Ideas', an explanation of common Misunderstandings, a guide to Good Teaching and Assessment, as well as Activities (the worksheets), Games & Downloads. Probably not the place to go if you want something in a hurry!
Made for 7 to 11 year olds. Very clear, well-designed printable free worksheets covering primary school maths concepts, from Reading Clocks to Graph Coordinates. UK.
Maths centre (New Zealand)
As listed above-but also: interactive games and calculators.
Online Interactive Maths
Online interactive Flash cards on everything numeric, from Clock Reading up to Year 10 Trigonometry. Australian.
Interactive Online Maths Questions: Pre-school (eg, Shape, Top/Bottom) to Year 12 Maths (eg, Quadratic equations, Probabilities). A nice feature is that when you scroll over each topic, a sample question appears (helping you to see what's contained, before you click the link).UK.
From kindergarten number concepts to Trigonometry and Statistics, this site teaches and assesses maths in a clear and logical way, as well as some worksheets. Site can be slow due to ads. There is a Nursing Maths section, Math Games, and more. American.
"Practical common sense maths for adults." An 'oldie but goodie'. Numbers, Shapes, Calculations, Percent & Fractions,Graphics and Statistics - very easy to navigate.
2 Free Downloadable Books from Multifangled (Australia)
1. Football Rules! (2016)
Dave Tout & Philippa McLean's 2008 publication re-released: using football as the basis for numeracy & maths activities at Level 1 of Certificate of General Education for Adults (CGEA)-which is roughly equivalent to Year 9. You may wish to skip-or read online-relevant parts of the first 33 pages (mapping & advice) and only print the Handouts section, of activities (after page 34).
2. The Word on Cars (2016)
As above and by the same authors. Aimed at a slightly lower level (Introductory Cert 1 CGEA). You may wish to skip-or read online-relevant parts of the first 31 pages (mapping & advice) and only print the Handouts section, of activities (after page 32).
Literacy Face to Face
Read Write Now was one of the reference groups that contributed to this publication. It has been developed to assist volunteer adult literacy tutors (and was used in our Tutor Training). The full document in PDF form can be downloaded at no charge. Section 8 is dedicated to tutoring numeracy.
Consumer Stuff! - Secondary Teaching Resources
From Consumer Affairs Victoria, free downloadable resources for teaching and learning about being Money Smart. There are also resources on Commerce, English, the Environment, Health & Wellbeing. Not for low literacy levels.
An Australian site from ASIC (Australian Securities and Investment Commission). It can be a bit visually overwhelming! Everything to do with money: budget planner, buying a mobile, buying a car, mortgage calculator, super calculator, retirement planner, scams, borrowing and credit, an audio caution about using ATMs in various indigenous languages, "Money musts before you die'! and so much more.
A simplified version of the Money Smart site, developed for adults by the ANZ Bank. The links feed back into the main Money Smart site, but this interface is simpler to navigate.
Skilling Numeracy Practitioners
2013. UK opinion piece, in response to Australian report: 'Seeking the N in LLN' (2013), which can be downloaded from a link on this page.
Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) Results
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) presentation of both literacy & numeracy skill levels from 2011-12