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Partnership In Maths: Parents And Schools : The Impact Project - Ruth Merttens

Partnership In Maths: Parents And Schools

The Impact Project

By: Ruth Merttens (Editor), Jeff Vass (Editor)

Paperback Published: 22nd April 1993
ISBN: 9780750701556
Number Of Pages: 264

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Written by authors well known in their fields, Merttens and Vass bring together diverse and different views on IMPACT of wide reading appeal. In the current economy, should teachers be regarded as producers and parents as consumers? There is no issue in education more urgent than that concerning the relationships between parents, teachers and children. The IMPACT project involves individuals concerned with formal maths education including students, teachers, parents, governors, researchers, inspectors and education offcers. Its primary aim is to bring together parents and children so they share regular maths activities together, the results of which are brought back into class to inform the following week's work. IMPACT is also an initiative in maths INSET training and a form of monitoring.; The book is aimed at therapists, educational psychologists, education students, teachers, academics, parents, governors, inspectors and education officers.

Introductionp. 1
Starting Impactp. 5
Impact: Pride, Prejudice and Pedagogy: One Director's Personal Storyp. 7
Referencesp. 32
Doing Impactp. 35
Impact and the Early Years Classroomp. 37
Maths in My Homep. 45
A Probationer's Year on Impact's Probationary Yearp. 49
Impact: a Parent's Personal Perspectivep. 54
Impact- Does It Really Make a Difference? a Teacher's Personal Viewp. 57
Supporting Impactp. 61
Impact: a Humberside Perspectivep. 63
Impact in the Urban Authorityp. 71
Impact: Changes in a Support Teacher's Rolep. 79
Child-Centredness, Impact and the National Curriculump. 86
Impact at the Core of the Curriculum: The Work of a Primary Maths Adviser in the New Erap. 95
Research in the Areap. 101
Parents in the New Era: Myth and Reality?p. 103
Parental Partnership: Comfort or Conflict?p. 113
Impact and Cultural Diversityp. 125
Practising Mathematics Education: a Context for Impactp. 143
Referencesp. 151
Impact In-Service Training: a View from the Centre of the Webp. 152
Reflectionsp. 173
Parental Involvement from Policy to Practice: an Education Officer's Viewp. 175
Referencesp. 180
Special Needs, Parents and the Education Reform Actp. 181
Referencesp. 189
Participation, Dialogue and the Reproduction of Social Inequalitiesp. 190
Marginal Dialogues, Social Positions and Inequity in Rhetorical Resourcesp. 214
Family Math in Torontop. 232
Referencesp. 239
Including Parents: The Dynamics of Resistancep. 240
Indexp. 250
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ISBN: 9780750701556
ISBN-10: 0750701552
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 264
Published: 22nd April 1993
Publisher: FALMER PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1

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