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The Use of Alternative Algorithms in Whole Number Computation.

@article{Norton2012TheUO,
  title={The Use of Alternative Algorithms in Whole Number Computation.},
  author={Stephen John Norton},
  journal={International Journal for mathematics teaching and learning},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012},
  pages={1-26}
}
  • S. Norton
  • Published 19 April 2012
  • Education
  • International Journal for mathematics teaching and learning
Pedagogical reform in Australia over the last few decades has resulted in a reduced emphasis on the teaching of computational algorithms and a diversity of alternative mechanisms to teach students whole number computations. The effect of these changes upon student recording of whole number computations has had little empirical investigation. As reported in this paper, Years 4 to 7 students across three schools were tested for their ability to carry out written computations. A range of recording… 
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