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Alternative Algorithms: Increasing Options, Reducing Errors

Tamela Randolph, Helene Sherman 

April 2001, Volume 7, Issue 8, Page 480

Abstract:
Several alternatives to customary algorithms for whole number arithmetic. Includes a brief history of each algorithm, and discusses why each might be a useful algorithm for particular kinds of children.

Keywords:
Pre-K-2
Article
Grades 3-5
Addition and Subtraction
Communication
Conceptual Development
Teacher
Skill and Fluency
Reasoning and Proof
Multiplication and Division