During weeks 3 and 4 this term we offered Booster Weeks for Intermediate level students. During these weeks, intermediate students had the opportunity to participate in the Advanced class. We tested this concept and it was very successful. The Advanced students became mentors for the Intermediate students, helping them with work as well as modeling
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JAMS will be holding a Winter Camp from December 13-16 of 2016. This camp will focus on the practical application of abacus math skills for everyday and school use. Students will receive a math workbook corresponding to their Abacus / Anzan level. Tuition: $195 (includes a math workbook) Beginner: Tuesday – Friday: 3:30 – 4:30
Starting with the Fall term of 2016, JAMS students will be taking the League for Soroban Education in America Examinations. This will replace our in-house exam and will be given to Advanced, Pre-Advanced and Intermediate students. The exam will be administered from November 29 through December 2, 2016. We’ve made this decision because it offers
JAMS will be holding a Winter Abacus Camp from December 13-16 of 2016. This camp will focus on the practical application of abacus math skills for everyday and school use. Students will receive a math workbook corresponding to their Abacus / Anzan level. Tuition: $195 (includes a math workbook) Beginner: Tuesday – Friday: 3:30 –
New! Prep class for all the new students: 9/12 Monday, 5:00 – 6:00 New! Intermediate (multiplication/division) boosting weeks: Week 3 and 4 8/26 Fall Term Registration Ends & Tuition Due 9/13 Fall Term Starts 10/18 Winter Term & Camp Registration Begins 11/15 – 11/19 Final Week of Regular Scheduled Classes 11/18 Winter Camp Registration Ends
Sensei Tim Migaki was born and raised in Oregon and is a fourth-generation Japanese-American. After becoming interested in Japan, Sensei Tim began studying Japanese in 2003 and has been doing so ever since. He attended Willamette University to study Japanology and upon graduating, he went to Japan in 2010 to teach English with the Japan
Dear JAMS community, Thank you for the wonderful time with you all. I really enjoyed teaching talented kids and interacting with wise parents. It always makes my heart warm when I think about JAMS kids’ bright future with lots of love from the wonderful parents. And I believe the skills that JAMS kids are learning
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!