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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.
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 problemsolving 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 ...
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 ...
Mental Math Practice Worksheets by Shilpa Rao
... The next best alternative is to find math practice worksheets. There are many websites that offer you downloadable 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.
Mental Math Methods From Asia by Shilpa Rao
... First of all, let us figure out what exactly is mental math. Today if you search the phrase "mental math" you will probably end up with millions of options. Not exactly that makes your life easy; instead it builds up and strengthens your curiosity. Put in simplest terms, mental math can be defined as calculations performed in your head  mentally  without help of any external device be it as simple as pen and paper or any modern day device such as calculator, computer or any other ...
The Hazard of Using Calculators at School by Victor Guskov
... It is obvious that we can not manage without calculators today, but we must remember about simple mental computations and their significance for success or failure in math. I consider that it is necessary to lay emphasis once more – extensive using of calculators (especially at the first six or seven grades) leads to degeneration of pupils’ mental computational skills and afterward to deterioration of their learning ability.
The Shocking Secret Behind Your Math Blocks by Kenneth Williams
... In this short article, you're going to discover the ONE reason you struggle with mental math. And I promise you, it's NOT the reason you think it is. You see, it’s NOT your natural math ability, or the way you were born, or any of the other lame explanations you've been conditioned to believe. No. The real reason you're not a calculating whiz kid is startlingly simple. In fact it’s right in front of your eyes as you read these words now. And yet it’s been hidden from you all your life.
Prognosis of Failure in School Math by Victor Guskov
... 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. It is evident that the population of pupils with satisfactory skills may be represented only by the pupils from the first group. That's why the parameters of the first group were used as the basis for ...
