SAMAglobalJan 301 min01. What are abacus and mental arithmetic?Abacus is an ancient calculator originated from China. It was used for basic mathematic operations and solve questions like square roots....

SAMAglobalJan 291 min02. Why do students learn abacus and mental arithmetic?One common question people have is “In an era of easy access to computers and calculators, why go through the trouble of learning mental...

SAMAglobalJan 281 min03. Abacus and Mental Arithmetic’s Complimentary Functions.The main purpose of abacus and mental arithmetic training is to give young students the ability to do basic mathematic operations...

SAMAglobalJan 271 min04. What is the best age for students to learn abacus?The best time (for a student) to begin learning abacus is between age six to ten. Students/children under six are not fit to hold a...

SAMAglobalJan 261 min05. How to choose a good abacus?The importance of an abacus is akin to that of a good musical instrument for a musician. Abacus is a multi-purpose tool. It does not need...

SAMAglobalJan 253 min06. The necessity of memorizing beads formula.For the basic abacus addition and subtraction calculations movements, the abacus design is one upper bead and four lower beads. There are...

SAMAglobalJan 243 min07. Auxiliary function of mental arithmetic shadow bead card.The mental arithmetic shadow bead card refers to a picture of the abacus that the teacher assists the student in establishing the abacus...

SAMAglobalJan 231 min08. Mental Arithmetic with listening and reading.The main purpose of learning abacus is to lay the groundwork for mental arithmetic. The difference between mental arithmetic and school...

SAMAglobalJan 221 min09. The purpose of finger-counting.In some abacus centers claim that young children can start learning abacus from the age of 4. Their syllabus usually starts with...

SAMAglobalJan 214 min10. Learning the meaning of adding and subtracting columns.Why is it necessary to study the addition and subtraction of vertical and horizontal columns? First is that when the school mathematics...

SAMAglobalJan 201 min11. The Combination of abacus and elementary school math.Why does abacus help build the foundation for math in elementary school? The main reason is math in Grade 1 to Grade 4 are made up of...

SAMAglobalJan 193 min12. Multiplication and division teaching should determine its position first.The abacus starts from the eighth level (or finishes learning with two digits). If the students have no comment errors and correct...

SAMAglobalJan 181 min13. What can parents do to help when students are learning abacus?The first six months are the most crucial period. Since it is quite different from traditional school math, the first six months will be...

SAMAglobalJan 173 min14. Is accuracy or speed more important in Abacus and Mental Arithmetic learning?In the process of learning abacus, most teachers will first emphasize on the accuracy of calculation, which is a natural concept. First...

SAMAglobalJan 154 min15. The importance of over-quotient in divisionIn the study of abacus and mental arithmetic, if you ask students: which subject is the most difficult one among addition, subtraction,...

SAMAglobalJan 153 min16. Complimentary functions of computer flash calculationIn the past three decades, the footprint of the abacus has gradually spread all over the world. This is a well-known fact. But with the...

SAMAglobalJan 143 min17. Pointers for older abacus and mental arithmetic students (6 to 10 years old)The best age for students to start learning abacus and mental arithmetic is between the age of six and ten. Students of this age have...

SAMAglobalJan 133 min18. The importance of choosing the best abacus teaching materialsThe selection and use of abacus and mental arithmetic teaching materials determine the effectiveness of students learning. Good layout...

SAMAglobalJan 121 min19. How long should a student learn abacus?How many years does a student need to learn abacus? The more appropriate question would be what level a student should attain in abacus....

SAMAglobalJan 111 min20. What is the certification exam?In abacus, certification exam is held once or twice a year. The levels tested depend on student’s current learning state. The exam...