Right-Brained Addition & Subtraction

A Forget Memorization Book

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Author: Sarah Major

Publisher: Child1st Publications LLC

ISBN: 9781936981540

Category: Mathematics

Page: 182

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Right-Brained Addition & Subtraction begins with number recognition and counting, and continues through single-digit computation, number patterns, number sense, and number families. Included are stylized numbers and a song that helps children relate number symbols with number names. Then there is the core of the Right-Brained series which is the visuals and patterns for the facts to 10. Most importantly, children don't do computation by counting, but rather by the "see and say" method. The visual background they receive with the games allows them this fluency with their facts. This detailed resource book is packed with 101 pages of handy blackline masters of worksheets, assessments, and overheads making lesson preparation a snap.

Right-Brained Place Value

A Forget Memorization Book

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Author: Sarah Major

Publisher: Child1st Publications LLC

ISBN: 9781936981557

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

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Right-Brained Place Value grows out of the work in Right-Brained Addition & Subtraction. Once the children know their facts to 10 on sight (very much like we want them to know their sight words) they are ready for multi-digit computation. The magic of this book and what sets it apart from other books is that all computation is based on the facts to 10. Students never have to add any facts larger than 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, or 5+5, or subtract anything other than 10 minus numbers 1-9! Children love doing big problems using this method because they no longer have to tediously count on their fingers. Right-Brained Place Value takes basic addition and subtraction into multi-digit computation, and includes strategies for word problems. This detailed resource book is packed with 155 pages of handy reproducibles of worksheets, assessments and overheads, making lesson preparation a snap. Total page count: 223.

Introduction to Psychology

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Author: Rod Plotnik,Haig Kouyoumdjian

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133939538

Category: Psychology

Page: 752

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Featuring a look and style that's more like a magazine than a textbook, Plotnik's INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY, Tenth Edition will draw you in and show you how exciting the study of psychology can be. This modular, visual approach to the fundamentals of psychology--the pioneer of the visual or magazine style approach--makes even the toughest concepts engaging and entertaining. Each and every page is individually planned, written, and formatted to effectively incorporate the use of Visual Cues, which help you to better remember information. Extensively updated, the text also utilizes chunking, a method of breaking concepts down into small, easily digested sections that help you learn at your own pace. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Right-Brained Children in a Left-Brained World

Unlocking the Potential of Your ADD Child

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Author: Laurie Parsons,Jeffrey Freed

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439126410

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 256

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Jeffrey Freed and Laurie Parsons provide an effective method for helping children with Attention Deficit Disorder excel in a classroom setting. In straightforward language, this book explains how to use the innovative "Learning Styles Inventory" to test for a right-brained learning style; help an ADD child master spelling—and build confidence—by committing complicated words to visual memory; tap an ADD kid's amazing speed-reading abilities by stressing sight recognition and scanning rather than phonics; access the child's capacity to solve math problems of increasing, often astonishing complexity—without pen or paper; capitalize on the "writing and weaning" technique to help the child turn mental images into written words; and win over teachers and principals to the right-brained approach the ADD child thrives on. For parents who have longed to help their ADD child quickly and directly, Freed and Parsons's approach is nothing short of revolutionary. This is the first book to offer them reason for hope and a clear strategy for enabling their child to blossom.

Right Hemisphere Language Comprehension

Perspectives From Cognitive Neuroscience

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Author: Mark Jung Beeman,Christine Chiarello

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 1134794290

Category: Psychology

Page: 424

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The statement, "The Right Hemisphere (RH) processes language"--while not exactly revolutionary--still provokes vigorous debate. It often elicits the argument that anything the RH does with language is not linguistic but "paralinguistic." The resistance to the notion of RH language processing persists despite the fact that even the earliest observers of Left Hemisphere (LH) language specialization posited some role for the RH in language processing, and evidence attesting to various RH language processes has steadily accrued for more than 30 years. In this volume, chapters pertain to a wide, but by no means, exhaustive set of language comprehension processes for which RH contributions have been demonstrated. The sections are organized around these processes, beginning with initial decoding of written or spoken input, proceeding through semantic processing of single words and sentences, up to comprehension of more complex discourse, as well as problem solving. The chapters assembled here should begin to melt this resistance to evidence of RH language processing. This volume's main goal is to compile evidence about RH language function from a scattered literature. The editorial commentaries concluding each section highlight the relevance of these phenomena for psycholinguistic and neuropsychological theory, and discuss similarities and apparent discrepancies in the findings reported in individual chapters. In the final chapter, common themes that emerge from the enterprise of studying RH language and future challenge for the field are reviewed. Although all chapters focus only on "typical" laterality of right handed people, this work provides a representative sample of the current state of the art in RH language research. Important features include: * a wide range of coverage from speech perception and reading through complex discourse comprehension and problem-solving; * research presented from both empirical and theoretical perspectives; and * commentaries and conclusions integrating findings and theories across sub-domains, and speculating on future directions of the field.

The Number Sense

How the Mind Creates Mathematics, Revised and Updated Edition

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Author: Stanislas Dehaene

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199910391

Category: Mathematics

Page: 352

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Our understanding of how the human brain performs mathematical calculations is far from complete, but in recent years there have been many exciting breakthroughs by scientists all over the world. Now, in The Number Sense, Stanislas Dehaene offers a fascinating look at this recent research, in an enlightening exploration of the mathematical mind. Dehaene begins with the eye-opening discovery that animals--including rats, pigeons, raccoons, and chimpanzees--can perform simple mathematical calculations, and that human infants also have a rudimentary number sense. Dehaene suggests that this rudimentary number sense is as basic to the way the brain understands the world as our perception of color or of objects in space, and, like these other abilities, our number sense is wired into the brain. These are but a few of the wealth of fascinating observations contained here. We also discover, for example, that because Chinese names for numbers are so short, Chinese people can remember up to nine or ten digits at a time--English-speaking people can only remember seven. The book also explores the unique abilities of idiot savants and mathematical geniuses, and we meet people whose minute brain lesions render their mathematical ability useless. This new and completely updated edition includes all of the most recent scientific data on how numbers are encoded by single neurons, and which brain areas activate when we perform calculations. Perhaps most important, The Number Sense reaches many provocative conclusions that will intrigue anyone interested in learning, mathematics, or the mind. "A delight." --Ian Stewart, New Scientist "Read The Number Sense for its rich insights into matters as varying as the cuneiform depiction of numbers, why Jean Piaget's theory of stages in infant learning is wrong, and to discover the brain regions involved in the number sense." --The New York Times Book Review "Dehaene weaves the latest technical research into a remarkably lucid and engrossing investigation. Even readers normally indifferent to mathematics will find themselves marveling at the wonder of minds making numbers." --Booklist

Excel Basic Skills Homework Book

Addition and Subtraction

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Author: A. S. Kalra

Publisher: Pascal Press

ISBN: 9781864412871

Category: Mathematics

Page: 60

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Excel Maths: Addition and Subtractionfor Year 5 and Year 6 i s designed to help make students feel confident in the basic processes o f addition and subtraction of whole numbers. It will help to satisfy the needs of slower learners, and provide enrichment opportunity forquicker learners. Mathematics is a highly important subject in our schoo l syllabus. It is the study of numbers - which surround us everywhere in our lives. Computers and calculators have become the order of the day a nd are quite handy, but the human mind still controls it. Whatever we pu t into the mind during the child's formative years isextremely important and most significant for the years to come. In this book your ch ild will find: eight self-contained, carefully graded units hundreds of practice exercises quick questions and re vision pages to stay in touch with previous work diagnostic and mastery test to measure student's knowledge a lift-out answer section Contents: tables language an d mathematics diagnostic test whole numbers a ddition of whole numbers to 999 subtraction of whole number to 999 order of operations with addition and subtraction answers addition of whole numbers to 9999 subtraction of whole numbers to 9999 addition of whole numbers beyond 9999 subtraction of whole numbers beyond 9999 mastery test

Demotic

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Author: Todd Andrew Rohrer

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1440185808

Category: Medical

Page: 220

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A man had an accident. He lost his sense of time and emotional capacity. This is his tenth attempt to communicate since the accident of October 2008.