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Mental Math   by jelagasse

jelagasse says: As a tutor, I've seen how important mastering mental math, formulas, and all that stuff most students find boring can be. These apps will help your students refine their skills, and might even get them to have some fun doing it.
jelagasse's picks
  1. Math Workout
    Math Workout This game is loaded with a lot of fun games and challenges to increase your addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills. I won't lie, I'm a big fan of the math blaster. This will help with increasing a student's automatic recall.
  2. Learn Math via Videos
    Learn Math via Videos Often, my students get stalled out on questions because they can't remember a formula. This is a nice reference to have at your fingertips to help with HW.
  3. Math Flash
    Math Flash If your student responds better to the straightforward approach, this app works just like paper flashcards, but there's no tedious copying with a sharpie required. It's the same concept (increase recall of mental math), just without the bells, whistles, and games of some of the other apps
  4. Kids Numbers and Math
    Kids Numbers and Math Most of this list is aimed at elementary students, but for the youngest math learners, this app will help them get started! Not only will it help your little Einstein learn his/her numbers, it will ease them into comparing numbers through addition and subtraction.



Children need their own space so that they can explore their talent and creativity. They should be taught in different interesting methods. We, the parents should always stand beside to help those learning different things. We should teach them different subjects in different innovative ways so that they love to learn them. We should let them understand that homework is the most important part of education and without proper education they can’t be succeeded in their life. Parents, especially mother is the best teacher in a child’s life. The way, she can guide a child, no other can! However, sometimes, it becomes hard for the parents to help children doing homework. In that case, they can take advantage of online tutoring services like

Reply to comment Posted May 23, 2011