## How to can we deepen our understanding of math by using literacy?

In Wisconsin, disciplinary literacy is defined as the confluence of content knowledge, experiences, and skills merged with the ability to read, write, listen, speak, think critically, and perform in a way that is meaningful within the context of a given field.

In mathematics, incorporating reading, writing, speaking, listening, and critical thinking in instruction provides students with opportunities to develop literacy in mathematics while deepening their mathematical knowledge, conceptual understanding, and skills.

## Writing in Mathematics

## Speaking and Listening in Mathematics

## Mathematical Literacy Resources

*For questions about this information, contact Mary Mooney (608) 266-9368, Julie Bormett (608) 266-7921*