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Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... The next best alternative is to find math practice worksheets. There are many websites that offer you downloadable practice worksheets for a small fee. And there are some websites that offer you for free. Some offer you predefined sheets where as very few websites offer you build your own math practice worksheets. Usage of math practice sheets early on can instill a great habit of enjoying math and at the same time help to solidify mental math skills.
Mathematics  We’re 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.
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... abacus mental math for a bit over a year. Such is the power of abacus mental math education. Today, the same educational materials used in Asian nations are available in the United States, Canada, UK, Europe and South Africa. Today various websites offer not only easy to understand textbooks on abacus math but also math practice worksheets. And this is the kind of practice that engages a child to learn math with a lot of fun. Now you know why Asian children are very good with numbers.
Amazing Benefits Of Mental Math by Shilpa Rao
... Abacus Mental Math is taught using centuries old tool called Abacus whereas Vedic Mental Math method is taught using the old scriptures from India but without any tool. Goal of Abacus method is to teach and practice simple calculations such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. But one can perform calculations of very large numbers and long problems mentally. One can also perform squares and square roots but these two are based on multiplication and division respectively.
The GED Math Test: About the Casio fx260 Calculator by Leonard Williams
... To prepare well for the test, it's a good idea to get handson practice with this Casio, and to understand which calculator functions the test expects you to know. The Casio fx260 is used for Part 1 of the twopart math test, which covers basic algebra and geometry, data analysis and basic number operations. Each one of the two parts has 25 questions, with 45 minutes slotted, or 90 minutes total allowed for the entire GED math test. The Casio fx260 is distributed by the test site center ...
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.
Secrets from the Classroom: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss by Rob Stringer
... Designate one of your children the trip mapmaker (art, math) or map reader (math). Still others could be in charge of creating a family journal or scrapbook (writing, art). The possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Have a Family Games Night. Traditional board games give so many opportunities to reinforcing acedemic skills—reading cards, adding dice together, counting spaces, and using money. Games such as Scrabble, Spill & Spell, Scattergories, and Balderdash are not only fun ...
The Hazard of Using Calculators at School by Victor Guskov
... Calculator proponents claim that calculators simplify tasks and allow students to spend less time on monotonous calculations and more time on understanding problems and determining the best methods for solving them; calculators allow students who would normally be turned off to math because of dissatisfaction or boredom to increase their mathematical understanding. Furthermore, every teacher of mathematics knows that there are graduating pupils in primary school who had not mastered the ...
