HELM: Home Environments Supporting Learning Mathematics: Understanding the Impact of the Home Environment on Early Mathematical Development in a Global Context
This project aims to understand the influence of the home environment and parents' attitudes towards early mathematical learning on childhood development in different countries.
- Project status
- Early Childhood Education
Early mathematical learning is important for achievement in school and for future life chances. A great deal of research has focused on the influence of teaching and school systems on learning mathematics. However, there is also a growing interest in the influence of the home environment and parents' attitudes towards mathematics on their children's learning. This project seeks to understand the influence of the home environment across different countries. It also aims to generate information to support teachers and parents when interacting with children and produce accessible resources for parents to use with their children at home.
Research Team: Dr Victoria Simms, Ulster University; Dr Maria Ines Susperreguy, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile; Dr Carolina Jiménez Lira, Autonomous University of Chihuahua; Dr Nancy Estevez, Cuban Centre for Neuroscience; Dr Raymond Bond, Ulster University