Weekly Roundup: Visual Arithmetic & The Finnish Method

Hands Up! Why We Should Promote Visual Arithmetic

While it is well known that mental arithmetic is very important, in this article we discuss why visual arithmetic should not be dismissed as a lower form of calculating. Visual arithmetic, such as using your fingers to count, is an incredibly important part of developing mathematical understanding.

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Finnish method helps Norwegian first-graders who struggle with maths

This article from Science Nordic presents new Norwegian and Finnish research that proved that extra help right from the start can make a huge difference for dyslexics.

Dybuster Calcularis is designed to be giving that extra help for all children right from the beginning and we’re glad to see that research elsewhere is confirming the huge difference it can make on our children’s future.

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