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Calculators in Classrooms

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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

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