ERIC Number: EJ300156
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Mental Computation and Estimation: Past, Present, and Future.
Reys, Robert E.
Elementary School Journal, v84 n5 p547-57 May 1984
Begins with a definition of mental computation and then provides an overview of its evolution during the twentieth century. Significant benefits from teaching mental computation are highlighted, along with a framework and guidelines for instructing elementary school students. A parallel discussion is also provided for computational estimation. (RH)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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