Dr Ann Gervasoni has presented the plenary address at the Mathematics Intervention Conference, Denmark.
Dr Gervasoni, a senior lecturer in Education at the Ballarat Campus, presented on how to identify children with mathematics difficulty and intervention strategies.
The conference participants - over 100 Danish specialist teachers and mathematics consultants - were particularly interested in ACU’s‘ Extending Mathematical Understanding’ (EMU) approach to mathematics intervention. Currently, Denmark offers programs for students who have difficulty with reading, but does not have a strategy to assist those with mathematics difficulties
The EMU program is a research based intervention program focusing on the early years of schooling and includes field-based learning, workshops and data analysis. Currently in use in Victoria,