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 ...
Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... Abacus is a Latin word that has its origins in the Greek words abax or abakon (meaning "table" or "tablet") which in turn, possibly originated from the Semitic word abq, meaning "sand". The abacus is an instrument, a manual tool invented by the Chinese 2000 years ago. Over the past five years, in nations like Malaysia, Taiwan and India, countless tutoring centers like Sylvan, Huntington and Kumon have sprung up but with one goal in mind, tutor abacus math.
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
... Abacus is a Latin word that has its origins in the Greek words abax or abakon (meaning "table" or "tablet") which in turn, possibly originated from the Semitic word abq, meaning "sand". The abacus is an instrument, a manual tool invented by the Chinese 2000 years ago. After years and years of research, Abacus has made a come back. Today if you visit Malaysia, Taiwan or India, you might find training center pretty much at every corner focusing on just one subject - abacus math.
You're A Mathematical Genius, You Know! by Murdo Macleod
... "divides it into two again") and she's left with a quarter. She goes off to bed happy, dreaming about birthday cake And you get to watch the ball game on TV. Again, it's just a matter of simplifying. Real world math is not about mental agony, or learning mechanical formulas that you follow mindlessly like a robot. It's about common sense, seeing how numbers really work, and breaking things down. You just need a little imagination. After all, that's what genius really is.
Math Help Has Never Been This Entertaining by Katie Robbins
... It allows you to input a math problem and helps you find the answer. Once your basic math skills are mastered try your hand at critical thinking math games. A great website is Math.com. Math.com at can be your one stop shop for all your math needs. 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 ...
Children With Learning Disabilities by Aaron Schwartz
... These disabilities can concern inability to read, problems in math reasoning, difficulties with syntax, some visual and audio difficulties. These children cannot follow properly the regular school program because of their learning disabilities but they can profit by a restricted and adjusted program. The problem of their efficient education is really pressing one. The philosophy of the instructional design consists in the following. Very often children with learning disabilities cannot gasp ...
The Hazard of Using Calculators at School by Victor Guskov
... In other words they are doomed to poor progress in school math. Even calculators cannot help them. If you want to see some figures and diagrams you can read my article “Influence of a Level of Elementary Mental Computation Skills upon Success in School Mathematics” at my web site Prevention of Failure in School Mathematics (reference – My Articles). Do not think that I am trying to stop progress and calling to finish with any computing stuff at school.