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Adults Learning Mathematics (ALM)
An international research forum (based in the UK) for teachers and researchers of adult maths/numeracy teaching. Archived newsletters and journals are available and are a mine of information.
For example, the June 2005 newsletter has an overview of the new adult numeracy strategy in Ireland. The first journal 56 page PDF, 2005) includes ‘A New View of Mathematics Will Help Mathematics Teachers’ and ‘Growth of Mathematical Understanding in Workplace Training’. The latest online journal (2010) includes papers on students’ misconceptions of probability, cross cultural comparisons focusing on gender and numeracy, betting and bookkeeping, and much more.