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Accelerating mathematics learners : what counts?

Williams, Gaye 2015, Accelerating mathematics learners : what counts?, Principal matters, no. 104, Spring, pp. 2-5.

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Title Accelerating mathematics learners : what counts?
Author(s) Williams, Gaye
Journal name Principal matters
Issue number 104
Season Spring
Start page 2
End page 5
Total pages 4
Publisher Victorian Association of State Secondary Principals
Place of publication North Melbourne, Vic.
Publication date 2015
ISSN 1322-2481
Keyword(s) senior secondary mathematics
acceleration purpose
acceleration meaning
deep learning
resilient teachers
Summary This article elaborates on my statements quoted in The Age October 2014 article 'More students take on VCE mathematics subject early'. (http://theage.com.au/victoria/more-students-take-on-vce-subjects-early-20141024-11b4rv.html). This article was about accelerating mathematics students by allowing them to take year 11 Mathematics subjects in year 10, and year 12 Mathematics subjects in year 11. My statements were 'Although 'taking on Year 12 subjects early could help students prepare for the workload once they reach their final year ... based on my research and teaching experience, you don't take on early those subjects that are going to be key to your university studies' because 'going early means you are going to rely much more heavily on learning things faster.
Language eng
Field of Research 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio Economic Objective 930101 Learner and Learning Achievement
HERDC Research category C3 Non-refereed articles in a professional journal
Copyright notice ©2015, VASSP
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30081224

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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