MEd. candidate with a background in sociology, language, literacy and related learning disabilities. Contributed to the project in a variety of capacities as a research assistant, from analyzing survey data to administrative and editing tasks as well as, composing simple information documents that summarize findings or provide information regarding available resources.
This 2Y project offered the opportunity to learn within a team environment encompassing different frameworks (parent, students, teachers and researchers) with the common goal of contributing, creating and fostering a circle where parent engagement and mathematics learning are at the centre. This communal effort yielded positive experiences and pillars that will sustain and grow parent engagement in mathematics learning in the future.
Barbara Mendes, BAH, MEd Candidate, Queen’s University