## Abacus & Mental Math

#### What is an Abacus and how does it help in developing child’s Whole Brain:-

Abacus is an ancient tool which is used for mathematical calculation.

At the beginning of the program, the child is trained in all the Math operation with the help of Abacus.

With regular exercise of mental arithmetic will enrich child to visualize the beads and help them to calculate without any help of a pen, paper or even Abacus.

Abacus works on the Shape and Space Concept. Which is the coordination of logical brain (Left brain) and creative brain (right brain). While using ABACUS student uses both the hands which helps them to understand the subject with the help of observation and visualization power.

Abacus provides abundant exercise and co-ordination to right & left part of the brain which is beneficial to the progress of the child’s brain.

With the help of Abacus a child can calculate all the mathematics operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, Decimals, square, square root, cube roots, percentage, fractions, digit sum, BODMAS and negative numbers mentally with accuracy and massive speed.

#### For Balanced Improvement of Left & Right Brain on soroban Abacus:

• We use soroban abacus with one bead on the upper deck and four beads on the lower deck.
• At the beginning of the program, the child is trained in all the math operation with the help of abacus. with regular exercise of mental arithmetic will enrich child to visualize the beads and help them to calculate without any help of a pen, paper or even abacus.
• Abacus works on the shape and space concept. which is the coordination of the logical brain (left brain) and creative brain (right brain). while using abacus student uses both the hands which helps them to understand the subject with the help of observation and visualization power.

#### Why mental arithmetic used as a medium for the child’s whole brain development:-

It is proven that math is the best exercise for child brain development. It is scientifically proven that numbers and brain stimulation have direct relation, it helps to stimulate the brain cells. It is based on a 0-9 number system which is universally accepted.

Example:- 84-43+22-63+44+24-63 = ?

72 x 11 = ?

98 x 97 = ?

1032 =?

920 ÷ 9

At Brain Master, 5 to the 18-year child can answer these math operations in few seconds without using a pen, pencil or any other calculating device. Reason for the speed and accuracy and his or her focusing power is the Technic learned and moreover improved visualization and concentration power, helps them to exceed the speed of a calculator.

## Functions of the brain:-

Science has proved that the brain, which is divided into two parts left and right hemispheres, is utilized only 2-3 % during the lifetime.

There was a scientist called Einstein who utilized only 7% of his brain and gave us more than 1000 inventions. The left brain is concerned with Analytical information whereas the right brain with creativity and imagination. Almost 97-98% of people use their Left Brain as the left brain controls our right hand and the right brain controls the left hand. There are two modes of thinking, verbal and non-verbal, represented rather separately in left and right hemispheres respectively and that our education system, as well as science in general, tends to neglect the non-verbal form of intellect. What it comes down to is that creativity is lost with growing years and hence the ability to memorize is also weakened.

Brain capability is greatly large as experts have been often recording with corroborating experiments. But the utility is far from the possible reality.

#### Structure of the Human Brain

Brain Master is the Pioneer in the country as a trainer for the Art of Abacus & Mental Math and Speed Calculation for child Whole Brain Development.

The revolutionary concept of Brain Master has been imparting high-speed Calculation skills to inspire students and helping them to realize their true potential by introducing them to the world’s fastest and phenomenal system for high-speed calculation and its benefits go beyond math, it is a building block for future success in all aspects of life.

Brain Master has taken upon the task to nurture intelligence in children through soft skill-based training and comprehensive syllabus of Whole Brain Development. This is accomplished by providing soft skill training, coaching, mentoring, motivational speeches, pep talks, and related merchandises.

#### For smooth functioning of the brain, there has to be proper Co-ordination between the left brain and the right brain.

Broadly the functions of the Left Brain and the Right Brain

Are-as follow:

Left Brain:

• Language and sound identification
• Logic
• Systematic thinking
• Reasoning etc…

Right brain:

• Imagination
• Visualization
• Feelings and emotions & Communications
• Focus
• Attention
• Creativity

## Course Content

#### Modules of the Abacus & Mental Math program for Child’s Brain Development:

Our program is divided into two age groups, i.e. 5 to 10 years which are “JUNIORS” and 11 years & above are “MASTERS”. Our program consists of 8 levels for Masters and 10 levels juniors having 12 sessions each level.

We have specially designed a comprehensive syllabus for kids aged between 5 to 18 years, its content has hands-on activities which is creative and fun-loving for the kids and it gives them no stress enjoyable learning atmosphere for the fun time of the completion of both master and junior grades.

#### Duration of Course

Master Grade consists of  8 Levels & Junior Grade consists of 10 levels.

Each level consist of 12 sessions.

Each level consists of 12 sessions of two hours once a week. Therefore if your child comes every Saturday 2 hours then it will take him 3 months (1 term) to complete 1 Level.

#### Holiday Batches

All holiday batches are conducted during weekdays i.e. Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Timing: from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM two hours.

Sessions will not be conducted on all public holidays.

#### Methodology - 1

Relaxation exercise:-

Students practicing reflexology points for memory and concentration and focus abilities.

#### Methodology - 2

Speed training:-

To train students to have acute response when dealing with digits and improving in work speed with accuracy.

#### Methodology - 3

Listen – and – calculate training:-

(Flash cards): To train student’s perfectibility, judging and concluding abilities at Brain Master training

## Benefits of Abacus & Mental math

#### We have known that learning abacus brings numerous benefits in child brain development.

Here in Brain Master, Mental Arithmetic had proven that learning Mental Arithmetic has a positive impact on children’s ability to concentrate, math problem-solving ability with massive speed, 360-degree attitude change, improvement in the learning area, photography memory, creativity, concept formation, basic mathematics principle know-how, and improved academic performance.

#### Benefits at a glance

• Imaginative Power
• Listing Ability
• Visualization Power
• Better Memory power (retention & recall)
• Creativity
• Better Concentration
• Better Focus level
• Speed & Accuracy
• Self Confidence
• Preform Greater Heights
• Enhance Logic
• Improve Observation
• Calculation skills and visualization power
• Increase Analytical skills

## FAQ's

#### FAQ

Q> What is Brain Master?

A> Brain Master Focus on the child’s whole brain development aged between 5 to 18 years. It is a mental arithmetic program for mental calculation. It is based on the principle of Abacus calculation. By using an Abacus with both hands helps children in the coordination of right and the left brain. Through regular practice of mental arithmetic, children can visualize and internalize the image of the abacus which will help them to enhance not only in their academics but also increases their IQ level and thought process. It also enhances other mental abilities like concentration, observation, imagination, confidant, memory, analytical skill and undergoing the process of developing other aspects of mind.

Q> Which is the correct age of a child to be enrolled in the Brain Master program?

A> Best period to start our course is when a child starts writing numbers 0-9. The early age of Pre Primary is the best learning and observing brainpower. It is the best time for the child to grasps the mathematics concept for the solid academic foundation.

Q > Why mental arithmetic use for the whole brain development?

A>  MATH is proven the best exercise for the brain. It is scientifically proven that numbers and brain stimulation have direct relation, it helps to stimulate the brain cells. It is based on the  0-9 number system which is universally accepted.

Example:- 52+62+68+25-10+30+80-66 = ?

567326 x 6 = ?

3895 / 6 = ?

At Brain Master, 7 to the 9-year child can answer these math operations in few seconds without using a pen, pencil or any other calculating device. Reason for the speed and accuracy and his or her focusing power is the Technic learned and moreover improved visualization and concentration power, helps them to exceed the speed of a calculator.

Q > what is the duration of this program?

A> Our program consists of 6 levels having 12 sessions each. This program run on a weekly basis. It can be once a week for 2 hours or twice a week for 1 hour. It takes around 2 years to complete all 6 levels. It is highly recommended to the children to complete all the 6 levels to be benefited from the Brain Master Program.

Q> what is an Abacus and how does it help in developing brain?

A> Abacus is an ancient tool which is used for mathematical calculation. At the beginning of the program, we train the child all the Math operation with the help of Abacus. With regular exercise of mental arithmetic will enrich child to visualize the beads and help them to calculate without any help of pen, pencil or even Abacus.

Abacus works on the Shape and Space Concept. Which is the coordination of logical brain (Left brain) and creative brain (right brain). While using ABACUS student uses both the hands which helps them to understand the subject with the help of observation and visualization power. Abacus provides abundant exercise and co-ordination to right & left part of the brain which is beneficial to the progress of the child’s brain.

Q > what type of calculation can be performed on Abacus?

A> With the help of Abacus a child can calculate all the mathematics operations like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, and negative numbers.

Q>Do you conduct such training in schools?

A> Yes, apart from our training center Brain master conducts such training in many schools across the country. Our course coordinator conducts such training in the school premises in conjunction with school management. For more information on school programs, one can contact any of our concept coordinators.

Q > My child is not attentive, how can he/she be trained?

A> At Brain Master, our course coordinators are trained and skilled in handling all type of learners. We train all child accordingly and help them in the learning process. After all, every child is having their ability of learning.

Q > What is the syllabus of Brain Master for such a program?

A> At Brain Master we have specially designed a comprehensive syllabus for children aged 5 to 18, its content has hands-on activities which is creative and fun-loving for the kids and it gives them no stress enjoyable learning atmosphere for the fun time of the completion of all 6 levels.

Q> Do the child need to do practice at home?

A> At Brain Master We Say: Mental Arithmetic + Regular Exercise = Whole Brain Development

Our specially designed syllabus of all level has content of 15 minutes of regular practice on Abacus which is only for the enhancement of skill. We provide the kids with our books and abacus provided by Brain Master as training materials with which they have to bring to the center to attendant classes/sessions to learn the concept.