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Computational Strategies Used by Year 2 Students


Chesney, MS and Callingham, RA, Computational Strategies Used by Year 2 Students, The Future of Educational Research, Sense Publishers, N Fitzallen, R Reaburn, S Fan (ed), Netherlands, pp. 239-251. ISBN 978-94-6209-512-0 (2014) [Research Book Chapter]

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Copyright 2014 Sense Publishers

DOI: doi:10.1007/978-94-6209-512-0_20


This chapter presents two case studies of Year 2 students using a variety of strategies to undertake computational problems. These students had different educational backgrounds and experiences which played out in their diverse demonstrated computational skills. Such differences present a challenge for teachers in developing computational skills in the early years of schooling.

Item Details

Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:computational strategy, incorrect answer, number fact, Australian Council, Australian Curriculum
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:Mathematics and numeracy curriculum and pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Chesney, MS (Ms Marlene Chesney)
UTAS Author:Callingham, RA (Associate Professor Rosemary Callingham)
ID Code:126026
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2018-05-18
Last Modified:2018-11-13

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