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The experiences of homeschooling parents when teaching mathematics


Reaburn, R and Roberts, J, The experiences of homeschooling parents when teaching mathematics, Making waves, opening spaces (Proceedings of the 41st annual conference of the Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia), 1-5 July 2018, Auckland, New Zealand, pp. 647-652. (2018) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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This paper compares and contrasts the experiences of two parents who have chosen to homeschool their children in mathematics despite having difficulties with mathematics at school themselves. It describes the strategies these two parents used to overcome their lack of content knowledge and/or mathematics anxiety and are illustrative examples of how these deficits can be overcome with sufficient motivation.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:Homeschooling, Mathematics, Parents
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Teaching and instruction technologies
UTAS Author:Reaburn, R (Dr Robyn Reaburn)
ID Code:127423
Year Published:2018
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-07-27
Last Modified:2018-10-15
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