# The progress of grade 1 students who participated in an Extending Mathematical Understanding intervention program

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Gervasoni, Ann, Parish, Linda, Hadden, Teresa, Livesey, Carole, Croswell, Melissa and Turkenburg, Kathie. (2012). The progress of grade 1 students who participated in an Extending Mathematical Understanding intervention program. In J. Dindyal, L. P. Cheng and S. F. Ng (Ed.).

*35th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.*Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 306 - 313

Authors | Gervasoni, Ann, Parish, Linda, Hadden, Teresa, Livesey, Carole, Croswell, Melissa and Turkenburg, Kathie |
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Abstract | The Extending Mathematical Understanding (EMU) Program is a specialised mathematics program that aims to accelerate the learning of Grade 1 students who struggle with learning school mathematics. Forty-two students participated in an EMU Program in 2010 as part of the Bridging the Numeracy Gap (BTNG) project. Analysis of students’ mathematics knowledge at the beginning of the EMU Program highlighted how diverse was this group of students. The students’ mathematics knowledge was assessed again at the beginning of the following year in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the program for accelerating learning. Overall the students made very good progress and their learning was maintained. |

Year | 2012 |

Publisher | Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia |

Web address (URL) | http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED573248.pdf |

Open access | Open access |

Publisher's version | |

Book title | Mathematics education: Expanding horizons |

Page range | 306 - 313 |

Research Group | School of Education |

Place of publication | Australia |

Editors | J. Dindyal, L. P. Cheng and S. F. Ng |

https://acuresearchbank.acu.edu.au/item/85v5x/the-progress-of-grade-1-students-who-participated-in-an-extending-mathematical-understanding-intervention-program

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