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All-USA Calculation Contest

2017-08-31T21:58:27+00:00

Let’s congratulate JAMS student Winston Chan.  Winston received the first place prize at the All-USA Calculation Contest on August 12, 2016.

All-USA Calculation Contest 2017-08-31T21:58:27+00:00

Tanabata

2016-08-03T18:00:38+00:00

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

Tanabata 2016-08-03T18:00:38+00:00

June 2016 Schedule Update

2016-06-13T10:47:26+00:00

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

June 2016 Schedule Update 2016-06-13T10:47:26+00:00

Meet Sensei Mika

2016-06-13T10:17:50+00:00

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

Meet Sensei Mika 2016-06-13T10:17:50+00:00

A Very Important Life Lesson

2016-06-01T15:43:40+00:00

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

A Very Important Life Lesson 2016-06-01T15:43:40+00:00

Children’s Day in Japan

2016-05-05T15:11:21+00:00

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

Children’s Day in Japan 2016-05-05T15:11:21+00:00

Developing the Potential of Young People

2016-04-26T08:58:04+00:00

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

Developing the Potential of Young People 2016-04-26T08:58:04+00:00

JAMS New Summer Term

2016-04-20T06:14:29+00:00

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

JAMS New Summer Term 2016-04-20T06:14:29+00:00

Our Daughter’s Math Skills Have Improved Significantly

2016-04-18T10:03:07+00:00

We joined the JAMS family 6 months ago and in a short time our daughter's math skills have improved significantly from doing simple addition and subtraction to addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with multiple digits. Much more than math skills, she has developed the ability to focus on the a subject for much longer than she was

Our Daughter’s Math Skills Have Improved Significantly 2016-04-18T10:03:07+00:00
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