The teaching and learning of algorithms in school mathematics /

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Other Authors: Morrow, Lorna J., Kenney, Margaret J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Reston, VA : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, [1998]
Series:Yearbook (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics) ; 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • Whither algorithms? : mathematics educators express their views / Lorna J. Morrow
  • Paper-and-pencil algorithms in a calculator-and-computer age / Zalman Usiskin
  • What is an algorithm? : what is an answer? / Stephen B. Mauer
  • Algorithmic and recursive thinking : current beliefs and their implications for the future / Tabitha T.Y. Mingus, Richard M. Grassl
  • Teaching mental algorithms constructively / Alistair McIntosh
  • What criteria for student-invented algorithms? / Patricia F. Campbell, Thomas E. Rowan, Anna R. Suarez
  • The importance of algorithms in performance-based assessments / Dominic Peressini, Eric Knuth
  • A brief history of algorithms in mathematics / Janet Heine Barnett
  • Understanding algorithms from their history / Barnabas Hughes
  • An exploration of the Russian peasant method of multiplication / Laura Sgroi
  • Hammurabi's calculator / Clifford Wagner
  • Capsule lessons in alternative algorithms for the classroom / Diane E. Mason
  • Historical algorithms : sources for student projects / Rheta N. Rubenstein
  • Alternative algorithms for whole-number operations / William M. Carroll
  • My family taught me this way / Pilar Ron
  • Calculators in primary mathematics : exploring number before teaching algorithms / Susie Groves, Kaye Stacey
  • The harmful effects of algorithms in grades 1-4 / Constance Kamii, Ann Dominick
  • A contextual investigation of three-digit addition and substraction / Kay McClain, Paul Cobb, Janet Bowers
  • Children's invented algorithms for multidigit multiplication problems / Jae-Meen Baek
  • The "write" way to mathematical understanding / David J. Whitin, Phyllis E. Whitin
  • Letting fraction algorithms emerge through problem solving / DeAnn Huinker
  • Developing algorithms for adding and subtracting fractions / Glenda Lappan, Mary K. Bouck
  • A constructed algorithm for the division of fractions / Janet Sharp
  • Dividing fractions by using the radio table / Jonathan L. Brendfur, Ruth C. Pitingoro
  • Teaching statistics : what's average? / Susan N. Friel
  • Algorithms for solving nonroutine mathematical problems / Jinfa Cai, John C. Moyer, Connie Laughlin
  • Algebra and technology / Ann Brunner, Kathy Coskey, Sharon K. Sheehan
  • A new look at an old algorithm : the semiaverage line / Michael McNamara
  • Random-number generators : a mysterious use of algorithms / Stephanie O. Robinson, Donald J. Dessart
  • Algorithmic problem solving in discrete mathematics / Eric W. Hart
  • The traveling salesperson : some algorithms are different / Lowell Leake
  • Using algorithms to generate objects of mathematical interest / Elaine Simmt.