Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... The limit values of the considered parameters define the first threshold of school math’s learning ability. The pupils who have not crossed this threshold are doomed to poor progress. The prediction of their failure in math will be right in about 95 cases of 100. It must be noted in conclusion that the level of elementary mental computational skills of actively working pupils only do not decreases in due course. If a pupil uses a calculator instead of mental computations, works passively at ...
Ensure Your Child's Success in Math - 10 Great Ways! by Susan Jarema
... Many children have regained confidence in math after re-learning the basics. The challenge here is to help them discover the wonder of math after having had a bad experience. Here are 10 ideas to inspire math interest in your home. 1. Use math during your day, include it in daily conversation. Examples of math are easy to find once you start looking – in shopping, cooking, gardening, travel, sports, games and even art. The learning opportunities are endless.
Mathematics - We’re Counting on Help from Parents by Barbara Snyder
... In fact, the future top careers will call students being prepared with the skills that they learn in their math and science classrooms. Guidance in career direction from parents into those fields can be encouraging to youngsters. 2) A parent does not have to be a "math wiz" to help a child become interested in mathematics at an early age. The many things that parents can do at home include the following general categories that lend themselves to games and activities: counting games, using ...
Multiplying Success - Preparing Your Child for a Standardized Test in Math by Kayla Fay
... Get a good math vocabulary list that will help turn a sentence into an equation. 4. Find out where careless errors occur. Misaligned numbers, incorrectly copied problems or answers, misread operation signs, and sloppy handwriting cause children to miss problems they understand. When a careless error is made, make a notation of why, and work out a strategy to minimize these mistakes. 5. Since most standardized tests have an entire section that requires use of a calculator, make sure your ...
The Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... not including the millions more who could dramatically improve their math ability just by changing their approach.) Let’s look at that little addition sum again: 245 + 631 This is easy to do from left to right: You add 2 and 6 to get 8. You add 4 and 3 to get 7. And you add 5 and 1 to get 6. The answer is 876. Simple, isn't it? Look, if you learn nothing else about math start calculating from left to right. With just a little practice you'll "read off" the correct answer every time.
Poker – Calculating Your Odds by Fawzia Awwad
... In fact, while playing poker online you can even make use of special software applications that monitor your game play and help you learn how to calculate poker odds. Poker calculation software is often free to download and you are even given free demonstrations on how the software works. The variant of poker you are playing online matters little: there are poker calculators for every style of poker imaginable. Texas Hold’em, Heads Up Hold’em, Omaha, Omaha Hi-Lo, and variants of 7 card stud ...
Love, Uncles, and Etymology by Arnold Romanofski
... The incident reminded me of how my Uncle Steve would get his whole class excited about learning by doing something dramatic. Once the phenomenon of big words started, it steamrolled and quickly came right back at me. “You’re being avuncular,” my sister Nancy said. “What’s avuncular?” I asked. “It means acting like an uncle,” she said. “This is going to get out of control,” I said. “Yeah, but it’s fun,” she said. A few months later, my Aunt Lucille and my Aunt Katherine were over for a ...
Children With Learning Disabilities by Aaron Schwartz
... The lessons in native language are of certain value for children with learning disabilities according to the fact that most of them have certain difficulties in correct spelling. Besides very often they have grammatical errors, poor sentence structure. Children with disabilities can have difficulties in teacher’s fast speech and can misunderstand his lectures. Often such children are slow readers, they usually comprehend incorrectly the meaning of texts and have poor retention.