Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... It turned out that all pupils from the first group had no problems, 87% of the pupils from the second and third groups had big problems, and the other pupilsí results were, to put it mildly, very poor. Therefore it was confirmed that unsatisfactory development of the elementary mental computational skills in primary school was the first cause of difficulties in mathís learning. It means that results of testing of the skills may be used for prognosis of failure in school mathematics.
Mathematics - Weíre Counting on Help from Parents by Barbara Snyder
... There is an emphasis on the following: the different ways in which a problem can be solved; skills concepts, using mathematical language and knowing why; students as risk takers, participating without fear; talking and writing about mathematics, keeping math journals; working in groups or with a partner; more frequent formal assessments; mental math, reinforcing the need to be able to do math without paper and pencil; and more use of computers and calculators to support math.
Parents' Complaints --- Arrogant Public Schools Turn a Deaf Ear by Joel Turtel
... However, the math-teaching policy for most public schools today is that all children beginning in kindergarten have access to calculators at all times to do math problems. Most school districts make important teaching-method or curriculum decisions in secret, without parentsí knowledge or approval. A parentís only recourse is to complain to principals or school authorities after these authorities have dictated their curriculum or teaching methods, and the parent sees the damage to their ...
How To Subtract In Your Head by Murdo Macleod
... A few tips to help you:Always relax when you're doing mental math (or when performing any mental activity for that matter). Never strain your mind - the natural way is best. And remember, you're only ever competing with yourself. Go at the pace that's most comfortable for YOU! Like most things in life, there's an easy way and an unlimited number of difficult ways. Be good to yourself and get used to finding the easy way, Your whole life will run smoother as a result.
R U Wurreed Cuz Yur Cid Kant Spel? by Jeffrey Hauser
... But the problem of spelling is spreading among adults in general. My thinking is that if someone goes to the trouble of posting a business website, get a proofreader. There’s no excuse for misspellings, sometime right in the main header. I even understand there’s an entire market for buying articles on Ebay that are misspelled. Like Guchi (Gucci), Louis Viton (Vuitton), and Tommy Hillfigger (Hilfiger), and therefore, not receiving many offers at auction.
GED Programs and the GED: A Value Beyond Basic Skills Proficiency by Michael Ormsby
... The GED math test requires knowledge, skill and ability with basic number operations, algebra and geometry, along with data analysis and calculator functions. Rigorous standards define GED programs and the GED test: guidelines, test development and standards are monitored by the ACE, the federal administrative and oversight agency. Conclusively, a GED program enables uneducated or undereducated adult learners and workers to learn or reinforce basic skills, and demands a focus on ...
Did eBay Open the Door for Google? by James Newton
... Problem is, this is a highly competitive market and he might price himself out of sales. The math is done, does this seller have any chance to earn money on eBay? I think Bill has forgotten that buyers come to eBay because of the sellers, so they can buy it. If it aint there, they won't be coming. Bill, it's not a good idea to chase sellers away. 83% of your listings hmmm. Ok Google (or anyone with an auction site), looks like eBay wants to hand over the keys to..
Marketing for Business Leaders: Three Steps to Increase Marketing Effectiveness by Susan Tatum
... The "how much" is easily answered using basic math. Start with your sales goals and work backward. You'll need to answer the following questions: * What is our annual new business revenue goal? * How many new customers does this represent? * What percentage of qualified opportunities do we actually close? * What percentage of leads actually become qualified opportunities? Using this information, you can determine how many new inquiries your marketing must generate in order for the sales ...