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
... 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.
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... Research show that when children use both hands to move the beads for small and large arithmetic calculations, the quick communication between hands and brain not only stimulates brain cells promoting speedier and faster calculation ability but also promotes quick, balanced and whole brain development. Millions and millions of children in the eastern world are now enjoying the benefits of abacus mental math education. 56748 + 632 and you scramble around looking for a calculator, but the ...
Teach Your Kids Arithmetic - The Quick-Add - Part I by Joe Pagano
... The “Quick-Add” is an enormously valuable tool to help children master quick arithmetic, particularly applied to summing numbers. Today the calculator has crippled even the ablest students. Hardly a one knows his fundamental multiplication facts, as the omnipresent calculator does this operation for him. This situation is understandable, and a comparison I can make is one regarding remembering telephone numbers. Since the ubiquitous cell phones store numbers, I no longer memorize people’s ...
Mental Math Methods From Asia by Shilpa Rao
... When children use both hands to move the abacus beads to perform arithmetic calculations, there is quick communication between the hands and the brain that stimulates both the right and left hemispheres of the brain. This promotes rapid, balanced whole brain development. If a child starts learning the abacus before being taught traditional arithmetic, there is minimal conflict and the child will easily work within both systems. If a child starts the program later, having already received ...
How To Subtract In Your Head by Murdo Macleod
... A few tips to help you:Always relax when you're doing mental math (or when performing any mental activity for that matter). Never strain your mind - the natural way is best. And remember, you're only ever competing with yourself. Go at the pace that's most comfortable for YOU! Like most things in life, there's an easy way and an unlimited number of difficult ways. Be good to yourself and get used to finding the easy way, Your whole life will run smoother as a result.
Digital Kitchen Timers – Never Burn Another Dish by Curtis Miller
... It does quick math with cooking units. You are able to use the timer while using the calculator. At $34.95 it is a great addition to your kitchen tools. If you don’t need something that offers as much as the KitchenCalc you might want to look at the Triple Timer. With this timer you can time three dishes at once. This is a big help when cooking a meal that has multiple dishes that need timing at the same time. If having simplicity is important to you, egg timers are a good choice.
Small Business Marketing Review - Strategic Database Marketing by Craig Lutz-Priefert
... This book is full of math examples that enable a Chief Marketer to understand the basics of database marketing. You don’t have to be a statistics wizard to read the book; although basic business sense is certainly helpful. At its core, Hughes’ thesis is simple: companies can implement database marketing to improve their sales through building stronger relationships with their best customers. The challenge, of course, is actually pulling it off. Many have tried, not all successfully.