TLF ID S7057
This is a teacher resource describing a strategy to support teachers of early years mathematics to improve their pedagogical content knowledge in order to improve outcomes for students, particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and ESL (English as a second language) students and those in low socioeconomic status (SES) circumstances. It explains that the RoleM strategy supports teachers through the provision of developmental learning activities, hands-on resources and digital resources, allowing students to explore mathematical concepts using a variety of learning modes. The resource describes the positive results achieved by the strategy including improved student results and teacher confidence. It discusses lessons learned, the next steps, the research base and provides references to relevant readings.