Abacus Basic Competency: A Counting Method
This instruction manual teaches children and adults abacus skills in the four basic math operations. This abacus instructional system uses the Counting Method instead of the traditional indirect method.
- Simple method comparable to the way young sighted children count and add by counting things one at a time, as in counting on fingers.
- Minimum number of rules must be learned in order to arrive at an answer to a mathematical problem.
- Speed in using the abacus is not lessened with this method. Accuracy is increased, frustration is eliminated.