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Mental computation: Refining the cognitive frameworks

By Ann M. Heirdsfield


This paper reports on a study of Year 3 and 4 students’ addition and subtraction mental computation. The purpose of the study was to investigate the cognitive aspects of the mental computation conceptual frameworks that the author formulated from a study of Year 3 students who were accurate in their mental computation. These frameworks had accounted for differing levels of flexibility in mental computation

Topics: 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy, mathematics education, mental computation
Year: 2003
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