Teacher practice and student learning: An ‘effective’ mental computation lesson

Heirdsfield, Ann M. (2004) Teacher practice and student learning: An ‘effective’ mental computation lesson. In 10th International Congress on Mathematics Education, Copenhagen, Denmark.


This paper describes a mental computation lesson conducted in a Year 3 classroom. The effectiveness of the lesson is gauged using the four key teaching characteristics of effective mathematics lessons devised by Brown, Askew, Rhodes, Denvir, Ranson, and William (2001). Student outcomes are described using pre and post instruction interview data.

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ID Code: 1154
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: No
Keywords: mathematics education, mental computation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2004 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 28 Apr 2005 00:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 12:24

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