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ERIC Number: EJ584818
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0141-1926
The Use of Mental, Written and Calculator Strategies of Numerical Computation by Upper Primary Pupils within a 'Calculator-Aware' Number Curriculum.
Ruthven, Kenneth
British Educational Research Journal, v24 n1 p21-42 Feb 1998
Examines the use of mental, written, and calculator strategies of numerical computation by 56 upper primary students. Finds that students introduced to a "calculator-aware" curriculum make greater use of mental computation, particularly multiplication strategies based on distribution and compensation. Notes implications for models of numerate thinking and numeracy education. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom