Last winter JAMS student Winston Chan took first place honors at the Pan Pacific Abacus & Mental Arithmetic Competition. Earlier this month, he did it again! Winston took first place at the All-USA Calculation Contest, held in Milpitas California. Way to go Winston!
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Tanabata - Also known as the Weaver’s Festival or the Star Festival, Tanabata is held annually on July 7th, or the seventh night of the seventh moon, according to the Japanese lunisolar calendar. Thought to have origins in the Chinese Qixi Festival, Tanabata celebrates the once-a-year meeting between the lovers Orihime and Hikoboshi (the Weaver
We have changed our summer schedule again! With JAMS community input, we have devised a new schedule that we think will best for most students. Our new summer term is 9 weeks, and resembles our normal schedule. The only difference is because it is summer, it is shorter, and more flexible! Makeups: There is no
Just prior to Summer term, Sensei Mika Comeaux joined the JAMS team. Sensei Mika brings her Japanese roots and several years in America, along with experience as a mom and assistant teacher, to offer a unique perspective for teaching Abacus. We're thrilled to have her as part of our team and look forward to great things
My daughter Prakruthi has benefited immensely under the guidance of Sensei Miwako and we are grateful for having found JAMS. Sensei Miwako is an amazing teacher and role model for our daughter. We wanted our daughter to attend JAMS to develop more interest in Math as she was more inclined towards science and language in
The 5th day of the 5th month is a special day in Japan, kodomo no hi, or Children's Day! This is a special holiday to celebrate, you guessed it, the wonderful children in our lives. There is even a special Google Doodle for today, check it out! The main symbol of the holiday is koinobori, large
Miwako Sensei takes a holistic approach in teaching her students. She is not only concerned with teaching abacus and mental calculation skills, but also with how she can help her students develop their potential as young people. She continuously innovates her teaching methods to best suit her students’ needs and helps students learn how to
JAMS SUMMER SCHEDULE We have changed our summer schedule again! With JAMS community input, we have devised a new schedule that we think will best for most students. Our new summer term is 9 weeks, and resembles our normal schedule. The only difference is because it is summer, it is shorter, and more flexible! Makeups: There