Computation | Fit Minds

By: Fit Minds  09-12-2011

Numeracy skills are an essential life skill in the 21st century. The ability to count physical objects, handle money and also count abstract quantities like days, seasons and years, are fundamental for creating a framework for understanding and operating in the world. These skills are also important in understanding time, which though abstract, is often quantified in numerical terms such as seconds, minutes, hours and days. More complex computation skills sharpen the brain’s logical thought processes and support the development of critical thinking skills.

The products featured in this section focus on challenging and improving computation skills.

Immanuel Kant, a German philosopher, argued that logic should be conceived as the science of judgment. The number logic required to solve the Sudoku puzzle is a good exercise of the use of judgment to come to a solution.


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Memory | Fit Minds

Fifty-two timeline cards highlighting historical and cultural events and personalities from the 20th and 21st centuries as well as eighteen life event cards to be customized by the individual for use in creating their own personal timeline. Pablo Ruiz Picasso is a famous Spanish painter and sculpture widely known for co-founding the Cubist movement and for the wide variety of styles that he helped develop and explore.


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Language | Fit Minds

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Critical Thinking | Fit Minds

The black Timeline Cards refer to historical or political events; the green Timeline Cards highlight cultural events; the blue Timeline Cards focus on personalities; and the red Timeline Cards refer to events that changed daily life, such as disposable diapers and the microwave.