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Competition Can Be Healthy

2018-03-23T07:42:04+00:00

Often times, parents avoid "competition" because images of pushing, shoving, trash talking come to mind. It is not exactly what they consider to be a healthy and productive environment. Parents may want to shield their children from disappointment, to not put pressure on them to always be their best, and to not cause unnecessary

Competition Can Be Healthy 2018-03-23T07:42:04+00:00

Are you a Tiger Mom?

2018-03-23T07:43:09+00:00

No sleepovers. Straight A’s. Play a musical instrument. Study a foreign language. Respect your elders always. These are just some of the guidelines Tiger Mom’s impose on their children. This stereotypical parenting method is most common among Asian cultures; although there are plenty of non-Asian cultures who could also be described as tiger moms.

Are you a Tiger Mom? 2018-03-23T07:43:09+00:00

Kids that Participate on Competitions Are Winning in Every Aspect

2018-03-23T07:55:56+00:00

Whether we like it or not, today's generation is highly competitive. As parents, we want our children to be equipped with the right tools to excel, not just in math, but in life in general. We all want our kids to keep up with the changing times. As much as possible, we want to

Kids that Participate on Competitions Are Winning in Every Aspect 2018-03-23T07:55:56+00:00

30 minutes of Abacus a Day will Power your Kid’s Brain

2018-03-23T07:53:34+00:00

Sadly, there has been a huge decrease in the use of Abacus as a teaching tool, but there are still a few schools that teach kids the importance of Abacus in solving problems and even in our daily lives. Abacus is still widely used in Asian countries, but due to the rise of technology,

30 minutes of Abacus a Day will Power your Kid’s Brain 2018-03-23T07:53:34+00:00

5 Tips to Help Your Child Focus on Homework (from Our Parents to You)

2018-03-23T07:52:18+00:00

Nowadays, children have trouble staying focused. It is hard to stay on specific tasks when distractions are everywhere. As our children grow, they have more homework to do and the numerous extracurricular activities after school. They need to practice to focus on a task and finish it. The good news is that all kids

5 Tips to Help Your Child Focus on Homework (from Our Parents to You) 2018-03-23T07:52:18+00:00

The Effects of Mental Math on Your Children’s Brain

2018-03-23T07:50:58+00:00

A person is not simply born with the knowledge of numbers. The brain handles knowledge uniquely. Some people are stronger in one subject matter and other people are more adept on another area. Vinod Menon, PhD, a psychiatry and behavioral sciences professor, researched about how children established problem solving skills to know how to

The Effects of Mental Math on Your Children’s Brain 2018-03-23T07:50:58+00:00

How Exam Weeks Help Intermediate & Above Level Students Grow

2018-03-22T13:59:59+00:00

At JAMS we believe we teach our students more than just math – it is life skills of focus, preparation and confidence. Our mandatory Exam Weeks help instill a sense of accomplishment in our students. What is Exam Week? Exam Week refers to the 4 times during a given JAMS academic year when

How Exam Weeks Help Intermediate & Above Level Students Grow 2018-03-22T13:59:59+00:00

Let’s Keep Growing This Winter Break

2018-03-22T14:00:07+00:00

At JAMS we believe we teach our students more than just math – it is life skills of focus, preparation and confidence. Our first-ever Winter Homework Packet will help your child grow and apply JAMS Math to school-level math and give them a helpful headstart to the Winter Term starting January 2018. Why

Let’s Keep Growing This Winter Break 2018-03-22T14:00:07+00:00

Abacus vs. Kumon

2017-08-31T15:20:17+00:00

It seems that there are as many unique teaching and tutoring approaches out there as there are children! And while many of them are similar, it’s important to make distinctions between the various styles – especially when your child’s education is the concern! Because everyone learns differently, as a parent it’s important to understand

Abacus vs. Kumon 2017-08-31T15:20:17+00:00

Register Now for Summer Abacus Camp!

2017-08-21T17:12:33+00:00

Registration is Now Open! Register Today!! Register as a New Student  ::  Register as a Returning Student Summer Camp - 6/27-8/18 (8 weeks) Tuesday-Friday Beginner 3:30-4:30, 6-7pm Tuition: $720 Intermediate, PreAdvanced, and Advanced 4:30-6pm Tuition: $360 Homework option 4 weeks - $125 8 weeks - $250 There is no make up week, just make up

Register Now for Summer Abacus Camp! 2017-08-21T17:12:33+00:00
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