munderwood at vabvi.org
Mon Feb 9 19:39:33 UTC 2009
I use what APH calls the Beginner's Abacus with very young students as
an introduction to the concept of counting with beads. I agree with you
that it is a simpler concept to start with and my students have not had
a problem translating their experience when they graduate to a Cranmer
From: Michael Bullis [mailto:mabullis at hotmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, February 08, 2009 5:31 PM
To: 'NFBnet Blind Kid Mailing List,(for parents of blind children)'
Subject: [blindkid] Abacus
Do any parents use ten bead abacus's to teach their blind kids math
I'm familiar with the Cranmer but like the ten bead for small children
because they can add beads up to ten and then replace them with one bead
from the next row, rather than adding up to nine and then "knowing" that
they added another one to get to ten and replacing it.
So, anyway, does anyone use this type anymore?
__________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus
database 3836 (20090207) __________
The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus.
STATEMENT OF CONFIDENTIALITY
This e-mail message, including any attachments, is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may include privileged or otherwise confidential information. Any unauthorized review, forwarding, printing, copying, use, disclosure or distribution is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. If you received this message in error, or have reason to believe you are not the intended recipient, please return the e-mail to the sender, or call 802-863-1358 and delete any copies of this message immediately. Any inadvertent disclosure of this communication shall not compromise the confidential nature of the communication.
More information about the BlindKid