Mental methods moving along

Heirdsfield, Ann M. (2002) Mental methods moving along. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 7(1), pp. 4-8.


The author discusses mental computation, its importance and strategies and how students can be encouraged to take ownership of their own mental strategies. The author explores the issue of students making sense of numbers using their own natural skills by encouraging mental computation in the classroom.

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ID Code: 20490
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: No
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Keywords: mathematics education, mental computation, number sense
ISSN: 1326-0286
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > Schools > School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers Inc.
Deposited On: 17 May 2009 21:26
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 13:39

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