# Narrowing the gap :Empowering teachers and parents through understanding how children with Down syndrome develop mathematically

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Brady, Josephine, Clarke, Douglas McLean, Gervasoni, Ann Maree, Clarke, Barbara and Faragher, Rhonda Muriel 2008. Narrowing the gap :Empowering teachers and parents through understanding how children with Down syndrome develop mathematically. Lorraine Graham (ed.)

*Proceedings of the 'Narrowing the Gap: Addressing Educational Disadvantage' Conference.*Armidale, Australia: SiMMER, University of New England. pp. 56 - 62

Authors | Brady, Josephine, Clarke, Douglas McLean, Gervasoni, Ann Maree, Clarke, Barbara and Faragher, Rhonda Muriel |
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Keywords | Curriculum and Pedagogy;--Education and training not elsewhere classified;--Mathematics and Numeracy |

Year | 2008 |

Publisher | SiMMER, University of New England |

Open access | Open access |

Page range | 56 - 62 |

ISBN | 9781921597015 |

Research Group | School of Education |

Place of publication | Armidale, Australia |

Editors | Lorraine Graham |

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##### Year Six Fraction Understanding :A Part of the Whole Story

Clarke, Douglas McLean, Mitchell, Annie and Roche, Anne 2007. Year Six Fraction Understanding :A Part of the Whole Story. J Watson and K Beswick (ed.)*Mathematics: Essential Research, Essential Practice. Proceedings of the 30th Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia..*Adelaide,Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 207 - 216

##### Percentages as Part Whole Relationships

White, Paul, Wilson, Sue, Faragher, Rhonda and Mitchelmore, M. 2007. Percentages as Part Whole Relationships. J Watson and K Beswick (ed.)*Mathematics: Essential Research, Essential Practice. Proceedings of the 30th Annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia..*Hobart, Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 805 - 814

##### Ten key principles from research for the professional development of mathematics teachers

Clarke, Douglas McLean 2007. Ten key principles from research for the professional development of mathematics teachers. in: G. C. Leder and H. J. Forgasz (ed.)*Stepping Stones for the 21st Century: Australasian Mathematics Education Research*Sense Publishers. pp. 27 - 37

##### Implementing a University Paradigm for Effective Community Engagement

Howard, Peter, Gervasoni, Ann Maree and Butcher, Jude 2007. Implementing a University Paradigm for Effective Community Engagement. Peter L. Jeffrey (ed.)*Proceedings of the Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) 2007 International Education Research Conference. Research impacts: proving or improving?.*Melbourne, Australia: Australian Association for Research in Education. pp. 1 - 10

##### Exploring the number knowledge of children to inform the development of a professional learning plan for teachers in the Ballarat diocese as a means of building community capacity

Turkenburg, Kathie, Hadden, Teresa and Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2007. Exploring the number knowledge of children to inform the development of a professional learning plan for teachers in the Ballarat diocese as a means of building community capacity. J Watson and K Beswick (ed.)##### Assessing and teaching children who have difficulty learning arithmetic

Gervasoni, Ann and Sullivan, Peter 2007. Assessing and teaching children who have difficulty learning arithmetic.*Educational and Child Psychology.*24 (2), pp. 40 - 53.

##### Making Connections Science and Mathematics :The MC SAM Project

Clarke, Douglas McLean, Hilton, Geoff, Wright, Tony and Dole, Shelley 2007. Making Connections Science and Mathematics :The MC SAM Project. U.H. Cheah, Y. Wahyudi and R.P. Devadson (ed.)*Refining Learning Culture for Sustainability (Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Science and mathematics Education.*Penang, Malaysia: SEAMEO RECSAM. pp. 184 - 194

##### Fractions as division: The forgotten notion?

Clarke, Doug 2006. Fractions as division: The forgotten notion?*Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom.*11 (3), pp. 4 - 10.

##### When successful comparison of decimals doesn't tell the story

Roche, Anne and Clarke, Douglas McLean 2006. When successful comparison of decimals doesn't tell the story. J. Novotna, H. Moraova and M. Kratka (ed.)*Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group of Psychology of Mathematics Education.*Prague, Czech Republic: Charles University. pp. 425 - 432

##### Insights about the addition strategies used by grade 1 and grade 2 children who are vulnerable in number learning

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2006. Insights about the addition strategies used by grade 1 and grade 2 children who are vulnerable in number learning. J. Novotna, H. Moraova and M. Kratka (ed.)*Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics.*Prague, Czeckoslovakia: Charles University. pp. 177 - 184

##### What makes a good teacher? They have respect for our culture

Lake, David, Faragher, Rhonda Muriel, Lenoy, Max, Sellwood, Juanita, Archer, Louise and Anderson, Neil 2006. What makes a good teacher? They have respect for our culture. in: T. Lyons and Terry (ed.)*Science, ICT and Mathematics Education in Rural and Regional Australia: State and Territory Case Studies*University of New England. pp. 123 - 147

##### A longitudinal study of children's mental computation skills

Clarke, Douglas McLean, Clarke, Barbara and Horne, Marjorie 2006. A longitudinal study of children's mental computation skills. J. Novotna, H. Moraova and M. Kratka (ed.)*Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group of Psychology of Mathematics.*Prague, Czech Republic: Charles University. pp. 329 - 336

##### Assessing student understanding of fractions using task-based interviews

Clarke, Douglas McLean, Roche, Anne, Mitchell, Annie and Sukenik, Michal 2006. Assessing student understanding of fractions using task-based interviews. J. Novotna, H. Moraova and M. Kratka (ed.)*Proceedings of the 30th Conference of the International Group of Psychology of Mathematics Education.*Prague, Czech Republic: Charles University. pp. 337 - 344

##### Examining the changed role of numeracy coordinators

Clarke, Douglas McLean and Cheeseman, Jill 2006. Examining the changed role of numeracy coordinators. P. Grootenboer, R. Zevenbergen and M. Chinnappan (ed.)*Identities; Cultures; and Learning: Proceedings of the 29th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.*Canberra, Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 123 - 130

##### Using growth points to describe pathways for young children's number learning

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2005. Using growth points to describe pathways for young children's number learning. H Chick and J Vincent (ed.)*Proceedings of the 29th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics.*Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne. pp. 156 - 161

##### Numeracy for adults with down syndrome: It's a matter of quality of life

Faragher, Rhonda and Brown, Roy 2005. Numeracy for adults with down syndrome: It's a matter of quality of life.*Journal of Intellectual Disability Research.*49 (10), pp. 761 - 765. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2005.00747.x

##### The diverse learning needs of young children who were selected for an intervention program

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2005. The diverse learning needs of young children who were selected for an intervention program. H. Chick and J. Vincent (ed.)*Proceedings of the 29th Conference of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics.*Melbourne, Australia: University of Melbourne. pp. 33 - 40

##### Exceptional students in mathematics

Diezmann, Carmel, Faragher, Rhonda Muriel, Lowrie, Tom and Putt, Brenda BicknellIan 2004. Exceptional students in mathematics. in: bB. Perry, G. Anthony and C. Diezmann (ed.)*Research in Mathematics Education in Australasia; 2000-2003*Post Pressed. pp. 175 - 196

##### The challenge of meeting the instructional needs of grade 1 and grade 2 children who are at risk in mathematics

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2004. The challenge of meeting the instructional needs of grade 1 and grade 2 children who are at risk in mathematics. I. Putt, R. Faragher and M. McLean (ed.)*Mathematics Education for the Third Millennium: Towards 2010.*Sydney,Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 247 - 254

##### Mathematics teaching in grades K-2: Painting a picture of challenging; supportive and effective classrooms

Clarke, Douglas McLean and Clarke, Barbara 2004. Mathematics teaching in grades K-2: Painting a picture of challenging; supportive and effective classrooms. in: R. N. Rubenstein and G. Bright (ed.)*Perspectives on the Teaching of Mathematics (66th Yearbook)*National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. pp. 67 - 81

##### Making mathematics challenging and enjoyable in the middle years

Clarke, Doug 2004. Making mathematics challenging and enjoyable in the middle years.*Australian Journal of Middle Schooling.*4 (1), pp. 1 - 8.

##### Issues in the teaching of algorithms in the primary years

Clarke, Douglas McLean 2004. Issues in the teaching of algorithms in the primary years. in: E. Clarke, L. Johansson and W. Lester (ed.)*International Perspectives on Learning and Teaching Mathematics*National Center for Mathematics Education. pp. 21 - 36

##### When is three quarters not three quarters? Listening for conceptual understanding in children's explanations in a fraction interview

Mitchell, Annie and Clarke, Doug 2004. When is three quarters not three quarters? Listening for conceptual understanding in children's explanations in a fraction interview. Ian Putt, Rhonda Farragher and Mal McLean (ed.)*Mathematics Education for the third millennium: Towards 2010, Proceedings of the 27th annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia.*Townsville,Australia: James Cook University. pp. 367 - 373

##### When does the successful comparison of decimals reflect conceptual understanding?

Clarke, Douglas McLean and Roche, Anne 2004. When does the successful comparison of decimals reflect conceptual understanding? Ian Putt, Rhonda Farragher and Mal McLean (ed.)*Mathematics Education for the Third Millennium: Towards 2010 (Proceedings of the 27th Annual Conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australia).*Townsville,Australia: James Cook University. pp. 486 - 493

##### Using questioning to elicit and develop children's mathematical thinking

Clarke, Barbara and Clarke, Douglas McLean 2004. Using questioning to elicit and develop children's mathematical thinking. in: G.W. Bright and R.N. Rubenstein (ed.)*Perspectives on the teaching of mathematics*National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. pp. 5 - 10

##### Possibilities not limitations: Teaching special needs children

Clarke, Barbara and Faragher, Rhonda Muriel 2004. Possibilities not limitations: Teaching special needs children. in: B. clarke, D.M. Clarke and G. Clarke et al. (ed.)*International Perspectives on Learning and Teaching Mathematics*National Center for Mathematics Education. pp. 379 - 394

##### Encouraging perseverance in elementary mathematics

Clarke, Doug and Clarke, Barbara 2003. Encouraging perseverance in elementary mathematics.*Teaching Children Mathematics.*

##### An issue in teaching and learning subtraction: What's the difference?

Clarke, Doug 2003. An issue in teaching and learning subtraction: What's the difference?*Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom.*8 (3), pp. 4 - 11.

##### Identifying and assisting children who are impeded in learning mathematics

Gervasoni, Ann 2003. Identifying and assisting children who are impeded in learning mathematics.*Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom.*8 (4), pp. 4 - 9.

##### Understanding; assessing and developing young children's mathematical thinking

Clarke, Doug 2003. Understanding; assessing and developing young children's mathematical thinking.*9th National Conference of the Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa.*Cape Town,South Africa: Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa. pp. 11 - 31

##### Difficulties children face when learning to count

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2003. Difficulties children face when learning to count. L. Bragg, C. Campbell and G. Herbert (ed.)*Mathematics education research: Innovation; networking; opportunity. Proceedings of the 26th annual conference.*Melbourne, Australia: Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia. pp. 388 - 395

##### Assessing and developing measurement with young children

Clarke, Douglas McLean, Cheeseman, Jill and McDonough, Andrea Mary 2003. Assessing and developing measurement with young children. in: D. H. Clements and G. Bright (ed.)*Learning and Teaching Measurement*National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. pp. 68 - 80

##### Key transitions in counting development for young children who experience difficulty

Gervasoni, Ann Maree 2003. Key transitions in counting development for young children who experience difficulty. N. Pateman, B. Dougherty and J. Zilliox (ed.)*Proceedings of the 2003 Joint Meeting of PME and PMENA.*Honolulu, United States: International Group for the Psychology of Mathemati.... pp. 421 - 427

##### Understanding assessing and developing young children's mathematical thinking: Research as a powerful tool for professional growth

Clarke, Doug 2001. Understanding assessing and developing young children's mathematical thinking: Research as a powerful tool for professional growth.*24th Annual MERGA Conference.*pp. 11 - 29