Study Skills

Study Skills

How Early Math Lessons Can Change Your Child’s Brain

2018-11-05T10:23:58+00:00

Many parents usually ask me this question, "When should I start preparing my child for school?" I always emphasize on the importance of developing one's memory skills at an early age. Researchers from Stanford University studied the brains scans of children solving math equations and they learned that these children were using more

How Early Math Lessons Can Change Your Child’s Brain 2018-11-05T10:23:58+00:00

How to Design an Effective Study Space in your home

2018-11-05T10:14:57+00:00

After a productive day at school, does your child have a study space that is conducive for learning? I believe that, as a parent, we all need to encourage learning even at home. In order to create an ideal study area that improves sharpness and mental focus, take note of the five suggestions

How to Design an Effective Study Space in your home 2018-11-05T10:14:57+00:00

The Importance of Mental Exercises

2018-10-25T09:07:51+00:00

Over the years I’ve been teaching mental math, I have noticed trends in certain age groups. Younger children tend to get more physical exercise than children that are older. As children progress in school, they lose privileges such as recess or taking breaks. The older children get, the more mental exercise they get

The Importance of Mental Exercises 2018-10-25T09:07:51+00:00

Why JAMS Students Excel in More Areas Than Math

2018-09-05T14:48:07+00:00

Often times, I’m asked how abacus and mental math skills help our students excel in areas beyond math. As a teacher, and a parent I have noticed our JAMS students progress quickly, keep enthusiasm about education and ultimately, excel across all academic subjects. Generally, JAMS students use mental math for academic purposes. They

Why JAMS Students Excel in More Areas Than Math 2018-09-05T14:48:07+00:00

The Importance of Traveling and How It Impacts Your Child’s Life

2018-09-05T14:46:29+00:00

Sure, at this age, we probably have traveled extensively. Personally, I recommend traveling at any age, but the earlier you travel and experience the world the better. The skills you acquire while traveling are priceless and you will gain important life skills along the way. That's why it is important for you to

The Importance of Traveling and How It Impacts Your Child’s Life 2018-09-05T14:46:29+00:00

Which Educational System is right for my Child: A quick glance at education in the US.

2018-07-27T13:00:45+00:00

Did you know that 85% of our parents at JAMS are from a diverse international background? Myself included. I can easily be overwhelmed by all of the different school types available for our children. It’s not always a choice between public or private schools. Often times, there are other options. Here is a

Which Educational System is right for my Child: A quick glance at education in the US. 2018-07-27T13:00:45+00:00

How to Keep Your Child Engaged in Abacus Lessons During the Summer

2018-07-27T13:01:01+00:00

As each school year comes to an end, parents usually ask me about how they can keep engaged during the summer. Of course every student is different, but here are some of the things that I have found help our students. When your child starts learning something, he would initially tackle it with

How to Keep Your Child Engaged in Abacus Lessons During the Summer 2018-07-27T13:01:01+00:00