World’s Fastest Human Calculator, Might be Superhuman – TechEBlog Feature

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Scott has stated that he was nine years old when he first discovered his mental calculator abilities, after he was able to solve his teacher’s math question without needing to write down the calculations.


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Las Vegas Sun Spotlight: Math savant to teach new way of looking at numbers to downtown kids

Scott - Human CalculatorAbout Scott

The Human Calculator® has been teaching math and entertaining people with his astonishing math skills for more than 20 years. People challenge him almost every day to calculate large math problems in his head-and he loves each challenge!

Zero-to-Nine Numeric System – The Downtown Project

“Flansburg’s zero-to-nine numeric system, which he conceived 14 years ago on the 18th hole of a golf round with rock star Alice Cooper, will become part of 9th Bridge School’s early education curriculum.”

9th Bridge is a private school slated to open downtown this fall. It is being funded by the Downtown Project, whose investors include Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh, the driving force behind much of downtown’s ongoing redevelopment.

To check out the full article, click through: Las Vegas Sun Spotlight

 

‘Human Calculator’ featured in Vegas speaking event

Scott Flansburg, internationally known as the Human Calculator, was recently featured in a FOX 5 News Station in Las Vegas, NV. “Author and mathematician Scott Flansburg is slated to teach people at the Downtown Speaking Series his techniques that helped him earn the title of Fastest Human Calculator.”

Event Info:

Human Calculator Speaking Series “Making Math Fun”

Date – 7/9/2013

Location -  Learning Village at 715 Fremont St. in Las Vegas.

Time -  5:30 p.m. before the speaking event at 6 p.m.

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A Teaching Superhero: The Human Calculator in Las Vegas

Atlanta - Scott Flansburg“Scott will be in Downtown Las Vegas the week of July 8th, during which he’ll leave his stamp on the community, just as he did on “Stan Lee’s Superheroes”. Throughout the week, he will be appearing at events ranging from lightning rounds of speed math for Tech Cocktail Week, a family event during Family Game Night, and the Downtown Speaker Series, where he may or may not require a pen and piece of paper from attendees. Not to worry though, he is a genuine team player rather than a dreaded teacher from your past. “

To read on: A Teaching Superhero: The  Human Calculator

The Human Calculator visits Delhi Middle School

FOX19 – Cinncinnati, OH Media Spotlight

human_calculator2DELHI TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) – Students at Delhi Middle School were treated to a visit by the Human Calculator on the last day of classes.

Flansburg’s visit to Delhi Middle School was a reward to the students for winning the American Math Challenge. His visit taught students new ways to do calculations without pen and paper.

To read more about the Human Calculator in Ohio, be sure to check out: The Human Calculator visits Delhi Middle School (FOX19)

Scott Flansburg, The Human Calculator, on WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning

Human Calculator Media Sptlight – WIBX First News

Scott Flansburg, The Human Calculator, on WIBX First News with Keeler in the Morning on 05-16-2013. He met with Bill Keeler, Jeff Monaski, and Kristine Bellino about maths and inspiring children to think about maths differently.

WIBX Appearance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx-f-M1GqLQ

Fastest human calculator Scott Flansburg – Math Demonstration

Human Calculator Video Spotlight: 

“Fastest human calculator, Scott Flansburg, visits Catherine Cook School in Chicago, IL for a math demonstration”

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XE6_WGPdaks

FOX Sports Radio: The Human Calculator Scott Flansburg displays his mental prowess with mathematics

The Human Calculator was recently featured on a Fox Sports Radio daily segment.

Fox Sports Radio logoTopics Covered:

  • World Maths Day
  • Global Education
  • The Importance of Maths

To listen to the webclip in full, tune in by click on the FSN Primetime logo:

Monmouth pupils enjoy maths with the ‘human calculator’

MONMOUTH youngsters put the “human calculator” to the test this week at the launch of the Cardiff World Education Games.

scott flansburg cardiffYear 2 pupils from Kymin Primary School, Monmouth, met “human calculator” and World Guinness record holder, Scott Flansburg, at Techniquest in Cardiff, to launch the global online event.

Read on to find out how Scott Flansburg aka the “human calculator” is inspiring students in the UK to make solving math problems fun again!

Full Article: Monmouth pupils enjoy maths with the ‘human calculator’

Ysgol yr Eos Primary School meet The Human Calculator

SCHOOLCHILDREN in Penygraig have met a Guinness World Record holder dubbed “the Human Calculator” for his extraordinary maths skills.

World Maths DayOn a trip to Techniquest in Cardiff, Ysgol yr Eos Primary joined forces with Scott Flansburg to launch the World Education Games, a global online event which started on March 4.

Scott holds the world record for calculating maths sums faster than a calculator.

Be sure to check out a full recap of Scott’s visit with the students of  Penygraig here: Wales Online

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