MENTAL ARITHMETIC TO BE INTRODUCED IN EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM
“Mental arithmetic is to be introduced into the nation’s educational system.
Director/Chief Executive of the National Mathematical Centre, NMC, Prof Promise Mebine, made this known during the closing ceremony of the two-week mental arithmetic training workshop in Abuja.
He explained that Abacus is an educational solution, empowering both students and teachers to swiftly navigate through mathematical problems in record time.
According to Professor Promise Mebine, Abacus not only eradicates the fear of mathematics among students but also aids in optimizing the right brain, significantly boosting students’ intelligence quotient.
On her part, the Director of Teacher Professional Development at the FCT UBEB, Mrs. Jacqueline Amasike, who represented the Ag Executive Chairman, Dr. Alhassan Sule, said plans were underway to empower educators, and foster innovation using mental arithmetic.”