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Partnering with parents - how to talk about mathematics with Dr Sarah Buckley

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Ben Allen interviewing Dr Sarah Buckley on mathematics

This episode is 3 of 3. 

Valuing maths positively impacts student learning outcomes and determines whether a student will continue to engage with maths at school and beyond. This episode discusses a particular type of maths – utility value – and the research backed way to improve it. Hosted by Teaching Excellence Program Master Teacher Ben Allen with guest Dr Sarah Buckley (Australian Council for Educational Research - ACER), this episode is great for both teachers and parents to help support students develop more positive attitudes towards maths. See resources

Time stamps

1:03 – MAES (maths anxiety engagement strategy) definition and history.
3:19 – What is positive maths talk?
4:35 – What does positive maths talk look like at home?
6:00 – Why is positive maths talk essential?
8:32 – Dispelling maths myths.
10:10 – Research and student outcomes.
14:17 – Resource ‘Why Maths?’
17:41 – What is different about this resource?
22:25 – Where is math in our lives and careers?
25:42 – Presenters key take-aways.

This podcast series explores, challenges and considers insights into education, school leadership and classroom learning. Views expressed by guests and hosts are their own and do not represent the Academy.   

Length: 29:17

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Last updated 07 March 2024