## Top 10 Math Manipulatives For High School Students

Students needs on-hands manipulatives to master certain part of the subject. This applies to even those who are good in maths. So for this post, I’ve curated a list of 10 best math manipulatives for high schoolers.

## Top 12 games for learning algebra

The school curriculum in general expects students to be well versed with basic algebra and related topics right from the 5th grade. Therefore, students are introduced to some really helpful books to learn algebra. But, when I taught algebra to basic learners, I was questioned on my decision to add alphabets to numerals which at … Read more

## Severity levels of dyslexia

Numbers indicating the prevalence of dyslexia are 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 in their life. If take the whole world into account, we … Read more

## Learning orton gillingham approach for maths

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

## Top 8 number sense tricks to practice regularly

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

## Learning Fractions with Number Talks

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

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

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 considered one of the … Read more

## Different types of Abacus and their uses

The abacus is one of the most remarkable innovations in the education industry that humankind 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 all … Read more

## Top 10 Best Mental Math Games [2024]

The traditional way of solving problems in maths is probably the most trusted one. However, as a child grows, so are the expectations of his/her mental math abilities. One generally assumes a linear graph of the mental math growth in a child as he/she goes into adolescence. As they move to higher classes, less is … Read more

## 7 Fun Games For Learning Number Line Concept [2024]

We always supported the concept of adopting a new learning process in case of learning disorders such as dyslexia and dyscalculia. The focus should be on concretizing the basic concepts in mind first. It will be a building block for understanding arithmetic in later years. Even if that means starting from level zero. It will … Read more