Not using calculators encourages a flexibility and fluency with numbers and operations which is important to embed in individuals to support essential numeracy. As one becomes more and more confident with working, at times without a calculator, confidence grows, and in turn a better attitude towards tackling more challenging math emerges, whether with or without a calculator.
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