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Advocating for mathematically highly capable students (Primary years)

[Engaging All Students]
Presenter: Linda Parish
Tuesday, 9 August, 2016
Time: 4:30pm – 5:30pm (VIC, TAS, NSW, QLD)
          4:00pm – 5:00pm (SA, NT)
          2:30pm – 3:30pm (WA)

Adobe Connect Session
Click on the following link to enter the session https://connect.vic.edu.au/cwm-160809-parish/

Advocating for mathematically highly capable students (Primary years)

Contrary to popular belief students who are mathematically highly capable or gifted are not a ‘privileged’ group, they are simply children who learn differently and therefore may require a different type of teacher support. This session explores some of the unique learning needs of mathematically highly capable students, and suggests some important ways teachers may be able to support this learning in the regular mathematics classroom.

Linda Parish

Presenter: Linda Parish

Linda works in early childhood and primary mathematics education at Australian Catholic University (Ballarat Campus). Her research interests are in students who struggle with mathematics, as well as students who show high ability in mathematics.