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Are calculators really a bad thing for students? Think again

Calculators in schools have been for a long time vilified as devices that make children complacent and lazy, substituting the thinking process through mindless button-pushing. In fact, the Government banned the usage of calculators in official maths tests in 2014 for 11-year-olds in England. Many people believed that if calculators were introduced too early to… Read More »