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Improving Aboriginal numeracy : a book for education systems, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators, Thelma Perso

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Improving Aboriginal numeracy : a book for education systems, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators
Title
Improving Aboriginal numeracy
Title remainder
a book for education systems, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators
Statement of responsibility
Thelma Perso
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Teacher's guide for improving Aboriginal numeracy; elicits principles that underpin proposed models for teaching Aboriginal numeracy; has a Western Australian focus but could be apppropriate for national use
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Perso, Thelma
Dewey number
371.979915
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
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  • Numeracy
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Mathematics
Label
Improving Aboriginal numeracy : a book for education systems, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators, Thelma Perso
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published 2003 by MASTEC: Mathematics, Education, Science & Technology Education Centre
  • This edition published in South Australia by the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
Contents
Introduction: inclusivity; Teaching the "whole child"; What do Aboriginal people want for their children?; Aboriginal children and numeracy; Numeracy and mathematics; Summary: the purpose of this book -- Aboriginal children and schooling: education and culture; The school system and Aboriginal children; What is the school's responsibility?; Implications: maximising learning for Aboriginal children in school -- Aboriginal culture and mathematics: Aboriginal ways of knowing about mathematics: mathematics in the Aboriginal culture; The language of mathematics; Children and cognitive differences or learning styles - a continuum; Implications for teachers of mathematics -- Teaching mathematics in schools: Perceptions of teaching mathematics - past, present and future; Process versus content; and communication skills; A framework for mathematics teaching and learning: the mathematical modelling process and working mathematically; The place of questioning; Explicit mathematics teaching: what is it?; Relevance; Implications for pedagogy -- A model for teaching Aboriginal children mathematics: What makes the difference; and the model; Using the model in the mathematics classroom -- Teaching key ideas about number: what is number all about?; Understanding numbers; Understanding operations; Calculation; Partitioning; Being numerate in number -- Teaching key ideas about measurement: what is measurement all about?; Components of measurement; Length; Area; Mass; Volume and capacity; Time; Angle; Being numerate in measurement -- Teaching key ideas about space: what is space all about?; Location; Shape; Movement; Spatial reasoning; Being numerate in space -- Teaching ideas about chance and data -- Conclusions: The model; Implications for further research
Control code
000028580815
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
132 p.
Isbn
9781875900602
Label
Improving Aboriginal numeracy : a book for education systems, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators, Thelma Perso
Publication
Note
  • Originally published 2003 by MASTEC: Mathematics, Education, Science & Technology Education Centre
  • This edition published in South Australia by the Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers
Contents
Introduction: inclusivity; Teaching the "whole child"; What do Aboriginal people want for their children?; Aboriginal children and numeracy; Numeracy and mathematics; Summary: the purpose of this book -- Aboriginal children and schooling: education and culture; The school system and Aboriginal children; What is the school's responsibility?; Implications: maximising learning for Aboriginal children in school -- Aboriginal culture and mathematics: Aboriginal ways of knowing about mathematics: mathematics in the Aboriginal culture; The language of mathematics; Children and cognitive differences or learning styles - a continuum; Implications for teachers of mathematics -- Teaching mathematics in schools: Perceptions of teaching mathematics - past, present and future; Process versus content; and communication skills; A framework for mathematics teaching and learning: the mathematical modelling process and working mathematically; The place of questioning; Explicit mathematics teaching: what is it?; Relevance; Implications for pedagogy -- A model for teaching Aboriginal children mathematics: What makes the difference; and the model; Using the model in the mathematics classroom -- Teaching key ideas about number: what is number all about?; Understanding numbers; Understanding operations; Calculation; Partitioning; Being numerate in number -- Teaching key ideas about measurement: what is measurement all about?; Components of measurement; Length; Area; Mass; Volume and capacity; Time; Angle; Being numerate in measurement -- Teaching key ideas about space: what is space all about?; Location; Shape; Movement; Spatial reasoning; Being numerate in space -- Teaching ideas about chance and data -- Conclusions: The model; Implications for further research
Control code
000028580815
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
132 p.
Isbn
9781875900602

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