Mathematics - We’re Counting on Help from Parents by Barbara Snyder
... Parents need to be aware of and consider the following five areas that relate to mathematics in today’s schools. Giving these ideas some time and thought can provide an overview of the current situation and the role that parents can play in assisting their children in becoming successful in mathematics. 1) Think about how mathematics has changed over the past few decades. Think about how there has been, and rightfully so, a greater emphasis on mathematics and science.
Ensure Your Child's Success in Math - 10 Great Ways! by Susan Jarema
... The math curriculum in schools is much larger, yet schools are required to teach it with increasingly limited resources. This leaves students and parents with the important task of supplementing education at home. Parents truly need to be partners in the learning process to ensure that our children stay ahead. Parents, you do not need to be a mathematician to give your child the gift of mathematics. You only need to guide them on the right path. It is never too early or too late to start ...
What is Mental Math and Why Should We Study by Shilpa Rao
... Today, most of our public schools teach us mental math in some form or the other and I can guarantee you, more then ninety five percent of the time it will be the most adverse and boring technique of rote memorization. So what is the alternative? Alternative is what asian students have been learning for decades now. There are two different systems in Asia that can help you conquer and master math. You and/or your child can calculate 1478 + 3456 + 98 – 29 in less then 5 seconds and that too ...
Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... What do these Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Indians, etc.) do to make their children so good with Mathematics? Answer is quite simple, practice, practice & practice. But what is it that those students actually practice? Lately, Abacus math has taken some of these Asian nations by storm. 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".
Abacus Mental Math in Asia and the West by Shilpa Rao
... What do these Asians (Chinese, Japanese, Indians, etc.) do to make their children so good with Mathematics? Answer is quite simple, practice, practice & practice. But what is it that those students actually practice? The answer is Abacus Mental Math! Lately, Abacus mental math has taken some of these Asian nations by storm. 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, ...
How to Survive the Final Year of GCSE Mathematics by N Pinhey
... More of a problem is when the syllabus is finished too late – so not enough school time is available for revision. OUR ADVICE: Students should ask their teacher politely when the syllabus will be finished - students can then plan revision time accordingly and see which subjects will need more revision work at home. (4) Practising with past exam papersThis is a very important stage - students can see what they will be up against, and the standard that will be needed in the exam.
Explode Your World With Possibilities by Saleem Rana
... For example, our modern day schools still use the model of industrial age training, despite the tremendous breakthroughs in accelerated learning psychology clearly demonstrated by people like Georgi Lozanov, Tony Buzan, and Win Wenger. Or, here's another example. Take radio and television. These two mediums are capable of giving every listener or viewer a first class university education. But what are they used to do? Negative news footage, social banter, and silly shows and movies.
How to Teach Classroom Mathematics by Wacek Kijewski
... The university community decided that I was against the introduction of modern teaching methods, that I do not understand the outcome based education and that I felt personal animosity towards our colleague. My two-year contract expired and was not renewed I left the university. After a month's time, I came back to the Department to visit my friend, the English tutor. From all the classrooms where mathematics lessons were conducted (not only from the classroom of Mr.