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Home-school partnership within mathematics intervention

Maher, Marguerite (2007). Home-school partnership within mathematics intervention. Australasian Journal of Early Childhood,32(3):48-58.

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IRMA ID 81422140xPUB18
Title Home-school partnership within mathematics intervention
Author Maher, Marguerite
Journal Name Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
Publication Date 2007
Volume Number 32
Issue Number 3
ISSN 0312-5033   (check CDU catalogue open catalogue search in new window)
Start Page 48
End Page 58
Total Pages 11
Place of Publication Australia
Publisher Goanna Print Pty Ltd
Field of Research 1301 - Education Systems
HERDC Category C1 - Journal Article (DEST)
Abstract EDUCATORS UNDERSTAND that strong home-school partnership benefits all key stakeholders in the education of the child. This article first discusses challenges to partnership with parents in general, and then highlights challenges specific to the mathematics curriculum area. Second, mathematics intervention is reviewed. Third, the current study is described and parents' perceptions of their knowledge and ability to support the school's reading and mathematics programs are reported. Fourth, parental involvement in the action-research phase of the study, a mathematics intervention program, is described. Finally, results of the intervention are presented and the means whereby parental involvement was gained is made explicit.
 
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