Develop mental math agility and enhance verbal learning skills with Verbal Math! Lessons are ordered by difficulty and arranged by skill, with questions designed to impart basic social skills and recognition of parental authority as well as math mastery. Perfect for children you can count up to 100, identify single-and-double-digit numbers, and understands the concepts of "same/more/less than", problems focus on addition, subtraction, place value, and other basic math functions. Your students will have fun with quizzes and word problems, learn mental shortcuts and get a head-start for later word problems with the familiarity they'll acquire with Verbal Math! 165 pages, softcover. Grades K-1.
By getting back to the basics, the innovative and time-proven techniques in this resource teach children that doing math can be fun and effortless. Teaching math verbally eliminates the added challenge of having a firm grasp on writing skills that are themselves still being learned, and does away with tedious worksheets. Separating tasks and learning math verbally not only helps children to solve math problems efficiently, but also teaches them to think conceptually rather than focusing all the effort on writing mechanics. This method stimulates speed and accuracy and is critical for success in higher school grades.
The lessons in this book are developed for children in first grade, with exercises geared specifically for their age and ability.
Charan Langton is a scientist. Michael Levin, MD, is a pediatrician specializing in childhood developmental and educational issues. They are the coauthors of Big Words for Little Kids and The Reading Lesson. They both live in Danville, California.
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