Primary Maths: Problem Sum Solving with Sakamoto Method...

Have you heard of the Sakamoto Method for solving Primary School Maths sums? I have not, so it was a pleasant surprise when I chanced upon it while searching the Internet for Mathematics-related information. To me, the Sakamoto Method appears to be very interesting, because it takes quite a novel approach to problem solving, employing easy-to-understand logic and simple line diagrams. It’s a bit like Models, but takes it much further without making things mind-boggling. Note: I don’t know...

Practical Steps for Problem Sum Solving with Models

Tackling problem sums using models can be a hazardous affair for the uninitiated. Some people are put off by those usually wordy Math questions, which seem to be one hurdle to applying models. Here, a poor command of English can trip up the student trying to understand what is being asked. How to picture the problem and draw the correct model diagram seems to be another hurdle. Failure to pick an appropriate model++ means relationships between items given in...