Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... 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. 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 ...
Amazing Benefits Of Mental Math by Shilpa Rao
... roots but these two are based on multiplication and division respectively. With Vedic Math one can learn not only about simple calculations and but also complex mathematics such as algebra, geometry and statistics. Some of the most advanced, complex and arduous problems can be solved using Vedic Mental Math method with extreme ease. If either of these methods are learned since early age, a child aged 14 can perform calculations easily during his or her examinations of Algebra and Geometry.
Multiplying Success - Preparing Your Child for a Standardized Test in Math by Kayla Fay
... Standardized tests demand proficiency in word problems; some state tests have no 'straight' math problems at all. Help your child decode the math words in a problem. 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 ...
What is Mental Math and Why Should We Study by Shilpa Rao
... Learning mental math at early age can help boost your child’s confidence when it comes to mathematics, develop mental calculation abilities, provide a sense of achievement as the child's proficiency improves, lead to greater mental capacity, promote intuitive thinking, enhance problem-solving capability, enhance creativity and last but not least, improve concentration and mental endurance. Read what past president of National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has to say about mental ...
5 Ways to Form Good Study Habits in your Kids by Dinorah Blackman
... If you have school-age children, you’ve probably found yourself doing math problems of helping with English essays. But parenting does not necessarily mean that you’re stuck doing homework again. Although it is your duty to make sure your kids fulfil all their academic tasks, it's also your duty to instruct them on how to do it themselves; while you fade into the background as a supervisor. So don't get frustrated by all the cutting, researching, and solving; teach your children these ...
Ensure Your Child's Success in Math - 10 Great Ways! by Susan Jarema
... Time spent exploring math with your child will help your child excel in other areas such as science, geography, music, art and problem solving. Our children can grow up to enjoy mathematics and we parents can learn along the way. Find an hour each week to share the wonders of mathematics with your child. Take some MATHemACTION in your own home. Remember, if not for math, we might still think that the earth was flat like a pancake!
Mental Math Methods From Asia by Shilpa Rao
... Vedic mathematics is a system based on sixteen sutras (aphorisms) which are actually word-formulae describing natural ways of solving a whole range of mathematical problems. These formulae describe the way the mind naturally works and are therefore a great help in directing the student to the appropriate method of solution. It is claimed and proven by many researchers in Asia that practice and use of Vedic mathematics helps the person in many different aspects of decision making.
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 ...