







Math and using fingers 
20061026 

From Portia: Should students be allowed to use their fingers to learn math and why Answered by Walter Whiteley. 





Chisenbop 
20031106 

From Jaclyn: Hi there i was wondering if you would have any information on "counting on your fingers" or " Chisabop". Answered by Penny Nom. 





Chisanbop 
20021107 

From Paul: I'm trying to find the book/books that explain this system? I have one small book that explains the very beginning of the system, but covers only about 10 to 20%. I'v tried several book sellers and have had no luck. Answered by Diane Hanson. 





Chisanbop 
20000419 

From Steven D. Edmonds: I once heard about a manual counting method which when learned at an early age allowed one to be able to perform large calculations manually. I believe that name of the method (phonetically) was "chisenbok". Answered by Harley Weston. 





Multiplying by Nine  Chismbop Style 
19980427 

From Noria Jones: About a year ago a grade 5 teacher at my son's school taught the children how to multiply the 9 times table on their fingers quickly. It was part of a kind of finger math kind of thing... Answered by Patrick Maidorn. 





Using your fingers 
19980421 

From Ian Sutherland: My 7yearold son, in Grade 2, constantly uses his fingers to count. I know for now this is a useful crutch but at what point should he stop? Answered by Diane Hanson. 

