Why calculate in mind, when I have my calculator? - a commonly asked question about mental math. The way jogging and exercise is important for our health, mental math is important for our brain. Research has proven that there is a direct relation between numbers, brain stimulation and development.
The first seven years of a child’s life is the best time to acquire the mental maths skill. It enhances the calculating ability of a person without the use of a pen and paper.
Parents and teachers can help their children improve their mental math skills by letting them play mathematical computer games, solving brain teasers, initially doing calculations using objects progressing to mental calculations. By doing this on a regular base a child will be able to calculate with speed and accuracy using his own mental skills and can even surpass the speed of a calculator.
With all the changes and improvement in technology, it is really important to let our kids learn about math in the right way- the mental arithmetic way.