Graven, Mellony

Improving Primary Mathematics Education, Teaching and Learning

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Part I. Interventions for Quality and Equity in Primary Education

1. Intervening in the Learning and Teaching of Numeracy in Contexts of Poverty
Jill Adler

2. Advocating Linked Research and Development in the Primary Mathematics Education Landscape in Contexts of Poverty
Mellony Graven, Hamsa Venkat

Part II. Assessing Numeracy Progression in Resource Constrained Contexts

3. Using Assessments to Explore Early and Later Performance in Mathematics
Marié Weitz, Hamsa Venkat

4. Researching the Nature of Early Numeracy Progression in After-School Clubs
Debbie Stott

5. Adapting Aspects of the Mathematics Recovery Programme for Use in Various South African Contexts
Debbie Stott, Zanele Mofu, Siviwe Ndongeni

Part III. Understanding Language Issues in Primary Mathematics Teaching, Learning and Assessment

6. Adapting Mathematics Recovery Individual Assessments for Group Administration in Resource-Constrained Contexts
Anelia Wasserman

7. Using an Adapted Model of Reciprocal Teaching to Help Children Unpack Their Word Sums
Melissa Spira, Sally-Ann Robertson

8. Language in Early Number Learning in South Africa: Linking Transparency and Explicitness
Manono Poo

9. Learners Exemplifying for Themselves: Grade 2’s Telling Additive Relations Stories
Nicky Roberts

10. Do the Annual National Assessments in Mathematics Unfairly Assess English Language Competence at the Expense of Mathematical Competence?
Lucy Sibanda

Part IV. Supporting Change in Primary Mathematics Teaching

11. Changing Teaching Through a Resources Approach
Hamsa Venkat, Mellony Graven

12. From Theory to Practice: Challenges in Adopting Pedagogies of Mathematising in South Africa
Thulelah Blessing Takane, Herman Tshesane, Mike Askew

13. Characterizing Responsive Primary Mathematics Teaching in the South African Context
Lawan Abdulhamid

14. Key Aspects of Communities of Practice That Enable Primary Maths Teacher Learning
Peter Pausigere

15. Continuing the Conversation: Reflections on Five Years of Primary Numeracy Research in South Africa
Mike Askew

Keywords: Education, Mathematics Education, Curriculum Studies, Learning & Instruction, Teaching and Teacher Education, Early Childhood Education

Publication year
Palgrave Studies in Excellence and Equity in Global Education
Page amount
34 pages
Upbringing, Education
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