Mathematical Calculation Procedures and Drivers in Action in the Learning Environment

Cesare Fregola


The paper reports on the qualitative results of the experimental phase of a study to examine the links between children’s learning experiences associated with two digit division and the transactional analysis concept of drivers. The author presents results obtained from a process that used a questionnaire developed during a prior heuristic phase of research, combined with undergraduate student observations of the children, drawings produced by the children, and teacher observations on permission transactions used. Examples are provided for each of the five drivers.

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International Journal of Transactional Analysis Research & Practice        ISSN 2218-3159