RightLobeMath.com Blog

The RightLobeMath.com blog is a resource for learning, teaching, and sharing ideas about abacus based math training for elementary school students. Early math education is so important we should all be involved.

What are the benefits of abacus math training?

​The abacus is hands down the best math manipulative ever invented. It is the most effective and efficient method for teaching early math learners our base 10 system, basic numeracy and number sense, all arithmetic operations, and a comprehensive approach to mental calculation. As a result of using the abacus there are many other student benefits such as increased math confidence, speed and accuracy of math calculations, the ability to concentrate for longer time periods, the ability to visualize calculations leading to amazing mental calculation skills. But most importantly and the biggest benefit is that abacus math training will produce the in-depth foundation and understanding of math skills needs for academic success with higher level mathematics.

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