2021 ALM Virtual Seminar 4: Adults Maths in Prison Education

Date(s) - 11/01/2021
19:00 - 20:15

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Adults Maths in Prison Education

by Linda Ahl

This fourth virtual seminar  will take place on Monday 11th January 2021 at 19.00 UTC.  Use this time zone converter for your local time.


Individualized instruction tailors content, instructional technology and pace to the abilities and interests of each student. Carrying out individualized instruction for adults returning to mathematics after some years away from schooling entail special challenges. Adults have, to a greater extent than children and adolescents, various prior knowledge from former schooling. Their rationales for learning mathematics differ from children and adolescents. The main triggers for adults to study mathematics are to get qualification for further studies; to prove that they can succeed in a subject where they have previously experienced failure; to help their children and to experience understanding and enjoyment. Adults also struggle with negative affective feelings against mathematics as a subject and with mathematics anxiety to a greater extent than children and adolescent learners.  Read more


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