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.