INTRODUCTION TO ALOHA
‘ALOHA’ is a Hawaiian word which means ‘Welcome’. So welcome everyone to ALOHA. The full form of ALOHA is-
A = Abacus
L = Learning
O = Of
H = Higher
A = Arithmetic (+, – , x, ÷ , a²,√ ,% , ⅞)
ALOHA Mental Arithmetic started its journey from Malaysia in the year 1993. Mr. Loh Mun Sung, Founder and President of ALOHA Mental Arithmetic dedicated his entire life for the betterment of younger children in the globe.
At present, ALOHA exists more than 40 countries and more than 4 million students enrolled in this course. In Bangladesh ALOHA started the journey from 2006. More than 60 thousand students enrolled in this extracurricular program.
TECHNIQUES/ METHODS OF ALOHA
There are 3 teaching methods / techniques in ALOHA. They are as follows:
- Finger Technique
- Abacus Technique and
- Mental Arithmetic.