I've Turned Into A... by Beverly Mahone
... I’m not ashamed to say I used my fingers to do math problems sometimes. That may be because we didn’t have calculators, but we did have the Abacus. Remember that, baby boomer buddies? Reading was fundamental back then but we did it by reading the ENTIRE booknot using cliff notes. I’ll never forget the time my 9th grade English teacher made us read “Moby Dick” as an assignment. I thought she must have been insane! But, in hindsight, I can now say I’m proud to have read one of the classics ...
Teach Your Kids Arithmetic - The Quick-Add - Part I by Joe Pagano
... This is a problem for the following reasons: 1) not mastering arithmetic leads to problems in mathematics down the road; 2) not being able to add or multiply engenders frustration when doing basic homework assignments; and 3) lack of doing = future lack of doing, which further increases the chance of mathematical illiteracy. The Quick-Add method gives students a viable alternative to performing quick sums without the aid of calculators or pencil and paper.
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 ...
My Kid is Smart- So Why is He Getting Bad Grades? by Sadiq Ansari
... If this is a problem, get on your kids' back to JUST DO IT. Some techniques I've seen help are: threaten grounding, check teachers' daily homework websites, or request your childrens' teachers to sign off on the daily homework assignment. I would NOT recommend positive reinforcement here because homework is the absolute bare minimum of what a student is expected to do. By this, I mean reinforcement like, for example, "If you turn in all your homework this semester, I will buy you a ...
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 ...
Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... It turned out that all pupils from the first group had no problems, 87% of the pupils from the second and third groups had big problems, and the other pupils’ results were, to put it mildly, very poor. Therefore it was confirmed that unsatisfactory development of the elementary mental computational skills in primary school was the first cause of difficulties in math’s learning. It means that results of testing of the skills may be used for prognosis of failure in school mathematics.
SAT Test Day: The Night Before and Morning Of by Karl Schellscheidt
... After breakfast, take out a test prep book and do the first two questions of each of the three sections. After a few easy math, writing, and sentence completion problems, you’ll realize your brain is still working and everything is going to be OK. Don’t check the answers….just do the problems. I don’t think the first problems you do on test day should be the real ones on the SAT exam. Hopefully this advice will help you maximize your SAT test score. Good luck, and remember to stay positive!
Power Travelling and Touring - 10 Factors in Enjoying Stuff by Raymond Strachan
... has lot of smaller stuff with it or inside it. Subsequently you end up looking at all this Stuff for hours on end. After a while it knocks the stuffing out of you. This is why I have developed this formula based the the criteria above: Stuff x (WOW/10) x (120 + RWF*) mins = STUFFED *Reverse WOW factor(expressed in minutes) So before you end up telling museum staff and street vendors to "Get Stuffed" take a calculator with you whenever you visit tourist or historical icon and do the math.