SENSEI MIWAKO INTERVIEWED BY FUMIKO OF NOREN PORTLAND.

jams-classRecently, Sensei Miwako was interviewed by Fumiko of Noren Portland.

The only abacus school you’ll find in Portland, or even in Oregon, is the “Japanese Abacus Math School of Portland LLC (JAMS)”. The manager of the school and one of its teachers, Miwako-sensei, instructs over 80 students of different nationalities and ethnicities. Many people, when they hear the word abacus, may think, “Oh right, that thing with the beads that you flick back and forth,” but what Miwako-sensei strives daily to do is to pass on the “heart of Japan” to the children. The children who learn from Miwako-sensei, with her soul full of passion, all have a glittering look in their eyes. I hope you’ll find as you read this interview that the “heart of Japan” is a dignified one that beats all around the world… READ THE FULL ARTICLE

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JAMS is proud to be the only Abacus math school in Portland and in the State of Oregon certified by the League of Soroban of Americas. Since 2001, we have dedicated to Abacus & Anzan instruction and to building a strong foundation of Mental Mathematics along with lifelong skills. JAMS empowers children to achieve academic success, so they will grow in areas that go well beyond the classroom. JAMS parents can expect their child to improve in 5 different areas: concentration, discipline, problem-solving, time management, and confidence. This is the teaching approach at JAMS since opening its doors.