Findings From the NZ Numeracy Development Projects 2009

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A compendium of research findings from the 2009 Numeracy Development Project has been compiled and is available from this page.  The papers in this compendium look at a variety of aspects of the NDP. They are roughly grouped under the categories of student achievement; professional practice; and evaluation.

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Findings From the New Zealand Numeracy Development Projects 2009

File Author Size (KB)
FOREWORD Derek Holton  43
Gill Thomas Jenny Ward and Andrew Tagg  132
Jenny Young-Loveridge  179
Michael Johnston, Gill Thomas, and Jenny Ward  345
Michael Johnston, Jenny Ward, and Gill Thomas     101
Supporting the Additive Thinking of Year 5–6 Students: The Equal Additions Strategy Jenny Young-Loveridge and Judith Mills  156
Māori Medium
Evaluation of Te Poutama Tau: Māori-medium Numeracy Project, 2003–2009  Tony Trinick and Brendan Stevenson  131
Māori Students’ Views on Mathematics Equipment Ngārewa Hāwera and Merilyn Taylor  114
Secondary Numeracy Project Students’ Development of Algebraic Knowledge and Strategies Chris Linsell  141
Andrew Tagg and Gill Thomas  111
The Role of the Numeracy Lead Teacher in Promoting the Goals of the Numeracy Development Projects Joanna Higgins and Linda Bonne  98
Actions Taken in Two Schools in Which Māori Students Achieve Well in Numeracy Joanna Higgins and Robin Averill  72
Explorations of Year 8 to Year 9 Transition in Mathematics Brenda Bicknell, Tim Burgess, and Roberta Hunter  122
Gregor Lomas  105
The Role of Leadership in Promoting the Teaching of Pāngarau in Wharekura Pania Te Maro and Joanna Higgins  104
The Impact of Professional Development Interventions for Numeracy "Pick-ups": Content Knowledge and Teachers' Perceptions of Valued Aspects
Gregor Lomas  99
The Impact of a University Course Focusing on PCK and MCK: Does Teachers' Classroom Practice Reflect the Professional Development Experience?
Gregor Lomas and Peter Nicholas