Math Help Has Never Been This Entertaining by Katie Robbins
... Math.com provides homework help, practice, tutors, calculators & tools, and math games. The last word, “games” probably peeked your interest. Yes, you can improve your math skills through games. Learning multiplication and logic skills doesn’t always have to involve a textbook and a classroom. You can work on your logic and planning skills when playing the game “Fiver”. This game consists of a grid containing all white pieces. The goal is to change all the white pieces to black pieces.
The GED Math Test: About the Casio fx-260 Calculator by Leonard Williams
... To score well on the GED math test, it's important to learn how to use the Casio fx-260 calculator, since it's the calculator used for the official General Education Development Test. To prepare well for the test, it's a good idea to get hands-on practice with this Casio, and to understand which calculator functions the test expects you to know. The Casio fx-260 is used for Part 1 of the two-part math test, which covers basic algebra and geometry, data analysis and basic number operations.
Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... The next best alternative is to find math practice worksheets. There are many websites that offer you download-able 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.
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 ...
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 Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... Because the way you were taught to do math on paper was suicidal to your ability to do math in your head. Do you know why? Because you were taught how to do math BACKWARDS. You were taught math back-to-front: from right-to- left. Think about it. When you read a number, how do you do it? Take a look at this number and read it out: 123 What did you say to yourself when you saw it? You probably said "One Hundred and Twenty Three". Or "One Two Three".
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... 56748 + 632 and you scramble around looking for a calculator, but the very same problem can be solved without any aide of modern day electronic devices such as calculator. Such problems are solved in 5 seconds or even less, by a 6 year old studying 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.
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.