5 manipulatives for learning decimals

list of 5 decimal manipulatives

For this post, our area of focus will only be decimal manipulatives. Although fraction is directly related but that will focus of our upcoming posts as I am focusing this post for all the age groups rather than senior years of school. So, here is the curated list of 5 really cool decimal manipulatives for learning.

Top 10 games for learning algebra

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Our school math curriculum suggests that a kid is able to understand very basic algebra and its related topics right from the 5th grade. When i taught the algebra to early learners, i was questioned quite a few times the reason of putting alphabets in the numerical problems and making it more complicated. This argument … Read more Top 10 games for learning algebra

Severity levels of dyslexia

Numbers indicating prevalence of dyslexia is really terrifying. According to ldonline, 5 to 15 percent of Americans—14.5 to 43.5 million children and adults— have dyslexia. Not only this, 1 out of every 5 individual is at risk of developing dyslexia at some point of their life. If taken whole world into the account, we reach … Read more Severity levels of dyslexia

Learning orton gillingham approach for maths

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Orton Gillingham is  is widely regarded teaching approach designed for struggling readers, such as in case of dyslexia. Named after reading and language pioneers, Samuel Torrey Orton (1879-1948) and Anna Gillingham (1878-1963) , Orton Gillingham approach focuses on teaching connections between letters and sounds. Our major audience involves the ones that are struggling in maths, so we are often … Read more Learning orton gillingham approach for maths

Top 8 number sense tricks to practice regularly

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Number sense relates to our understanding of numbers and ability to manipulate them. It is because of our number sense skills that makes us aware of how big a number is in terms of units or any other quantity. Number sense is one of the reason behind our ability to compare two numbers or mathematical … Read more Top 8 number sense tricks to practice regularly

Learning Fractions with Number Talks

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What is Number Talks? Number Talks, as the name suggests, are short discussions (10ish minutes) exercised as daily routine with the aim at building number sense, mental math and number manipulating skills of young learners. Usual scenario in these discussions involves with teacher writing something on board (say, 13+25 =?) and asking everyone to come … Read more Learning Fractions with Number Talks

Abacus Formula: Big Friend & Small Friend Explained [Pdf]

abacus formula

Abacus is considered one of the important tools to promote mental math abilities in early learners. For those unaware, Abacus  is  a manual aid to calculating that consists of beads or disks that can be moved up and down on a series of sticks or strings within a usually wooden frame. It is consider one of the … Read more Abacus Formula: Big Friend & Small Friend Explained [Pdf]

Different types of Abacus and their uses

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Abacus is one of the most remarkable innovation in the education industry that the human kind has ever achieved. It follows an interactive approach to train your mind with maths fundamentals to a whole new level. Abacus is used all over the world as one of the important measures to develop mental math abilities. For … Read more Different types of Abacus and their uses

Top 10 best mental math games [2020]

list of mental math games

Traditional way of solving problems in maths is probably the most trusted one. However, as a child grows, so is the expectations on his/her mental math abilities. One generally assume a linear graph of the mental math growth in a child as he/she goes into adolescence. As they move to higher classes, lesser is the … Read more Top 10 best mental math games [2020]