Amazing Benefits Of Mental Math by Shilpa Rao
... Goal of Abacus method is to teach and practice simple calculations such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. But one can perform calculations of very large numbers and long problems mentally. One can also perform squares and square 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.
Math Help Has Never Been This Entertaining by Katie Robbins
... This website provides games that will test and help you practice your basic math skills such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. You can play math bingo and hidden picture games. This is a great way to brush up on your basic arithmetic skills. Aplusmath.com also provides flashcards, worksheets, and a homework helper. Definitely try the homework helper. It allows you to input a math problem and helps you find the answer. Once your basic math skills are mastered try your ...
Secrets from the Classroom: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss by Rob Stringer
... The kitchen provides a fun hands-on environment to learn about fractions, measurement, multiplication, division, nutrition, hygiene, and artistic presentation of food. As well, reading cookbooks not only develops literacy skills but can entice reluctant readers to dive in. Get kids involved in measuring and doubling recipes. Learning never tasted so good! Shopping. Clothes? Food? Tools? It doesn't matter. Younger children can count or add the number of items in your cart, while older ones ...
The Hazard of Using Calculators at School by Victor Guskov
... Both my experience (32 years in the classroom) and my investigations (20 years of studies) shows that pupils with unsteady elementary mental computational skills (addition and subtraction within the limits of 20, multiplication and division within the limits of 100) have great difficulties while learning the other basic topics of arithmetic and algebra. In other words they are doomed to poor progress in school math. Even calculators cannot help them.
The GED Math Test: About the Casio fx-260 Calculator by Leonard Williams
... Using number keys 0-9, and basic operation keys for addition, multiplication, subtraction and division. Learning the location of the decimal point key, equals and percent, and how and when each is used. Using the 'Shift' key -- to change other keys to alternate functions. How the 'Change Sign' and 'Fraction' keys work, and when to use them. How the 'Square' and 'Square Root' keys work, and when to use them. The 'Parenthesis' keys are important, since these keys are used to control the order ...