## Description

A must have for all primary teachers who use calculators in the teaching of mathematics, this book contains many calculator games and activities, detailed notes on how to use a calculator, a review of the latest research on using calculators, a calculators skills checklist and a comprehensive section on sensible calculator use — including techniques for monitoring and checking calculations.

Calculators in Classrooms also provides teachers with ideas and guidelines along with games and activities for using calculators sensibly to teach mathematics.

Calculators in Classrooms Book | |

AC Links | Mathematics concept |

Various, including: | Sort, describe and name familiar 2D shapes and 3D objects. |

Recognise and classify 2D shapes and 3D objects. | |

Yr 2: ACMNA030 | Give and follow directions. |

Interpret simple maps. | |

Create and interpret simple grid maps. | |

Use simple scales, legends and directions to interpret information contained in basic maps. | |

Use a grid reference system. Use directional language. | |

Yr 3: ACMNA055 | Identify and describe half and quarter turns. |

Yr 3: ACMNA056 | Describe 2D shapes that result from combining common shapes. |

Yr 3: ACMNA057 | Describe translations, reflections and rotations of two-dimensional shapes Identify line and rotational symmetries. |

Yr 4: ACMNA076 | Introduce the Cartesian coordinate system using all four quadrants |

Yr 5: ACMNA100 | Problem Solving and Reasoning |

Yr 6: ACMNA123 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA128 | Efficient and fluent use of the four operations, including application to fractions or decimal numbers |

Yr F: ACMNA001 | |

Yr 1: ACMNA012 | |

extending to larger numbers | Naming the number before or after a given number without counting from one |

Yr 1: ACMNA013 | |

Yr 2: ACMNA027 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA052 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA072 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA105 | Compare and order numbers within a given range |

Reasoning | Investigating matchstick numbers: creating numbers that use a given quantity of matchsticks |

Reasoning | Investigating matchstick numbers: creating numbers with larger values by moving matchsticks |

Reasoning | Investigating binary codes for lighting up calculator displays |

Yr 1: ACMNA013 | |

Yr 2: ACMNA027 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA052 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA072 | Connecting representations of numbers in numeral and word forms (any range from 2-digit and beyond) |

Yr 1: ACMNA012 | |

Yr 2: ACMNA026 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA060 | Generating number sequences through repeated addition or subtraction |

Yr 4: ACMNA081 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA073 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA107 | Generating number sequences through repeated multiplication or division, including by powers of 10 |

Yr 1: ACMNA018 | |

Yr 2: ACMNA035 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA060 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA074 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA098 | Investigating number patterns and sequences generated by repeated addition or subtraction (multiples) |

Yr 3: ACMNA060 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA074 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA098 | |

with reasoning | Investigating the relationships between two number sequences generated by repeated addition or subtraction (e.g. find the secondary difference or a common multiple) |

Yr 3: ACMNA053 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA073 | Understanding the place value of digits within a number: using addition or subtraction to change digits one by one |

Yr 3: ACMNA053 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA073 | Understanding the place value of digits within a number: identifying the value of a given digit within a larger number |

Addition and subtraction using a calculator | |

Yr 4: ACMNA073 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA079 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA104 | |

The multiplicative relationship between places (place value): each place is worth 10 times more than that to its right. | |

Yr 3: ACMNA055 | |

Yr 4: ACMNA073 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA291 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA123 | Computation and place value: Identifying the operations used to transform one number into another (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) |

Yr 4: ACMNA071 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA099 | Using number sense (estimation), rounding and knowledge of the properties of numbers to check answers to calculations |

Various, including: | |

Yr 4: ACMNA076 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA291 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA123 | |

with reasoning | Use trial and adjust strategies, estimation and reasoning to transform a number into a target number using multiplication (or division), or to find the missing number in a maths expression |

Yr 5: ACMNA105 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA125 | Locate decimal numbers or fractions on a number line. |

Yr 4: ACMNA079 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA105 | Converting proper fractions to decimals with the aid of a calculator and placing decimals on a number line. |

Yr 6: ACMNA133 | Investigating patterns formed when multiplying larger numbers, or when adjusting factors in systematic ways |

Yr 2: ACMNA030 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA055 | |

with reasoning | Adding or subtracting strings of numbers on order to reach a given total |

Yr 2: ACMNA030 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA055 | |

with reasoning and extension to decimals | Identifying sets of numbers with a given sum, including decimal numbers |

Yr 4: ACMNA076 | |

Yr 5: ACMNA100 | |

with reasoning | Partitioning two-digit numbers |

Multiplying one and two-digit numbers and investigating products | |

Yr 5: ACMNA291 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA123 | |

with reasoning | Using the four operations to transform a given number into a target number, within given rules |

Yr 7: ACMNA151 | Using efficient methods of calculating using the properties of and relationships between the four operations |

Yr 6: ACMNA133 | |

Yr 7: ACMNA149 | Investigating number patterns formed by repeated multiplication (powers) |

Yr 2: ACMNA030 | |

Yr 3: ACMNA055 | |

with reasoning | Subtracting three-digit numbers and investigating patterns in results |

Yr 5: ACMNA100 | |

Yr 6: ACMNA123 | |

with reasoning | Using knowledge of multiplication and place value to generate the largest/smallest product using a given set of numbers |