Using a concept cartoon to gain insight into children's calculation strategies
Sexton, M. R, Gervasoni, A. M & Brandenburg, R. (2009). Using a concept cartoon to gain insight into children's calculation strategies. Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom,A. Burke, R. F. Hammett. 24-28. Adelaide, Australia: Australian Association of Mathematics Teachers. Retrieved from http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=968902539793635;res=IELHSS
The advantages and benefits offered through the use of a concept cartoon to encourage students to communicate their preferred strategies for solving addition calculations are discussed. Few students actually recognise that using mental strategies is the most efficient and powerful way to solve calculations.
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