One Teacher’s Role In Promoting Understanding In Mental Computation
Heirdsfield, Ann M. (2005) One Teacher’s Role In Promoting Understanding In Mental Computation. In Chick, Helen & Vincent, Jill (Eds.) International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, July 10-15, Melbourne, Australia.
This paper reports the teacher actions that promoted the development of students’ mental computation. A Year 3 teacher engaged her class in developing mental computation strategies over a ten-week period. Two overarching issues that appeared to support learning were establishing connections and encouraging strategic thinking.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||mathematics educaiton, mental computation, early years mathematics|
|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 2005 (please consult author)|
|Deposited On:||22 Jul 2005|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:12|
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