We Learned Math Differently! … What is Mental Math?

Do you have 13 minutes to spare?  Here is a great little video that clearly explains the concepts and strategies we use in school to teach primary math. 

When I was in school we didn’t do mental math and I know that this concept is new to a lot of parents.  It’s really about developing skills and strategies to augment or supplement the ‘memorization’ of math facts.

 

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