CENTER FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE
Quantitative Literacy Competencies
1. Demonstrate mathematical and computational skills and be able to estimate if a provided numerical or quantitative answer is reasonable
2. Demonstrate the ability to convert units and understand historical time lines
3. Apply the concepts of logic
4. Demonstrate knowledge of probability and statistics
5.Create and interpret information using graphs and charts
Portland State University’s Mathematics and Statistics Department’s strategies for integrating quantitative reasoning into freshman Inquiry.
Annenberg Media’s Resources for teachers on “Math in Daily Life”
University of Colorado at Denver presents a site devoted to QL and QR with useful ideas and problems for teaching as well as links to other sites.