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It’s a fast, competitive world. The more skills your child has at using their brain to mentally address and solve problems, the more successful they will be. Very few ‘school’ subjects are geared toward teaching children to use their whole brain to solve problems, particularly in mathematics. With the advent of technology, children have become overly dependent on calculators to solve even basic math problems. That over-dependency denies them the opportunity to learn how to handle mental math calculations, as well as fostering the ability to focus on a problem and enhance their concentration skills, thus the fear of Math.
My daughter has learnt the skill of Japanese Abacus and Anzan (mental math) from a local Japanese Abacus Math School in Bethany Village, Portland,OR she has excelled not only in math but has transfered these skills to other subjects, her teacher Sensei Miwako teaches life long skills, its worth the investment I have made in my child who will carry this onward and pass it on to her children.
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