Gervasoni, A., Hart, A., Croswell, M., Hodges, L. & Parish, L. (2011). Insights from Aboriginal teaching assistants about the impact of the Bridging the Numeracy Gap Project in a Kimberley Catholic school. J. Clark, B. Kissane, J. Mousley. 306-314. Australia: AAMT and MERGA.
As part of the Bridging the Numeracy Gap Project, four Catholic schools in the Kimberley appointed Key Aboriginal Teaching Assistants in Numeracy who, along with a classroom teacher from the school, participated in a 6-day professional learning program aimed at developing their mathematics teaching and leadership. At the end of 2010, audio-taped conversations took place to gain insight about the impact of the Project on learning and teaching mathematics at the school. Analysis of these data demonstrated that Aboriginal Teaching Assistants had clear views about the positive impact of project and of how to improve Aboriginal students‟ opportunities to learn mathematics at school.
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