Adventures in Education, Inc.


Quantitative Literacy Through the Standards,

Level: MS, HS & Col


Quarter Graduate Credits: 3

Dates:  To be arranged with instructor.

Location:  Online Self-Paced

Fees:  $410 Tuition

Graduate Credit Fee (optional through Portland State University): $165 (PSU Course Number: CI 808)

Special Fee:  $40  (includes Quantitative Literacy textbook, USPS priority mailing, handling, and Online Course Workbook)


Registration: Register anytime and take up to 3 months to complete the course from time of registration. 


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Questions:  Send email to or call 630-377-5035


Description: Deal effectively and confidently with life's quantitative aspects. Develop conceptual understanding, problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills. Learn to use appropriate approaches and tools in formulating and solving real-world problems. Explore key mathematical ideas used in social studies, economics, science, and art. Examine a rich assortment of mathematical life-learning experiences that align with the NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics and Common Core State Standards you can immediately use in your classroom. Integrate interdisciplinary units across the curriculum to teach a culturally diverse student population. Offered cooperatively by Portland State University and Adventures in Education, Inc.


Materials Needed: 

1. Textbook: Knowlton, E. (2011). Quantitative Literacy: What Is It? How You Use It Each Day! St. Charles, IL: Adventures In Education, Inc. (included in Special Fee)

2. Course Workbook (provided with materials)


Instructor:  Elisabeth Knowlton, PhD

Contact Instructor:

                                   or call 630-377-5035