Miwako Sensei

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More Practical Solutions to Common Test Mistakes Children Make

2019-05-09T07:36:22-07:00

I'm back again with more tips in helping your child to overcome common test mistakes. If you need want to read Part 1, you can do so by clicking this link. If you know that your child has an important test coming up, you can help him be ready for the big day

More Practical Solutions to Common Test Mistakes Children Make2019-05-09T07:36:22-07:00

Practical Solutions to Common Test Mistakes Made by Younger Students

2019-05-09T07:36:14-07:00

This is a popular topic among the parents here at JAMS.Every parent invested in their child’s education has felt it: the frustration upon learning a test was botched. It’s never fun to hear about the messed-up bubble sheet, the broken pencil, or the confusion the child felt with the instructions or the questions on

Practical Solutions to Common Test Mistakes Made by Younger Students2019-05-09T07:36:14-07:00

Tips in Teaching Your Kids Time Management Skills

2019-03-28T13:17:59-07:00

Time management is a critical skill that children take into adulthood. We practice it in the classroom, but there are ways that you can implement time management into your routines at home too. Time management does not need to be boring. You can teach them the fun side of managing your own time

Tips in Teaching Your Kids Time Management Skills2019-03-28T13:17:59-07:00

Include Math on Your Grocery Shopping List

2019-03-28T13:13:48-07:00

You know, there's no need to spend tons of money to buy math workbooks. Math is everywhere; it's an integral part of our lives. So, where's a great place to teach kids math? Yes, you got that right: the grocery store. While you are busy doing groceries, you can also help your kids

Include Math on Your Grocery Shopping List2019-03-28T13:13:48-07:00

How to Recognize The Signs of Bullying and What to Do if Your Child Gets Bullied at School

2019-02-28T12:30:38-07:00

The Department of Health and Human Services recently reported that 1 in 3 students in the U.S. admitted that they have experienced being bullied. Usually, bullying happens in middle school. The most common types of bullying are verbal and social/digital. Today, bullying remains to be a rampant and severe problem in most schools. The

How to Recognize The Signs of Bullying and What to Do if Your Child Gets Bullied at School2019-02-28T12:30:38-07:00

Sensei, How Do I Control My Kid’s Screen Time at Home?

2019-02-28T08:40:41-07:00

I get this question all the time from my parents. As a teacher, educator, and a mother of two Millenials and one Gen Z, of course, I have a strong opinion about this and did a bunch of research on this subject.   Screen time is a hot debate between parents today. Too

Sensei, How Do I Control My Kid’s Screen Time at Home?2019-02-28T08:40:41-07:00

Give these Kiddos a High Five if You See Them At the Hallway – Students’ Achievement 2018

2019-02-14T12:34:48-07:00

Well let’s face it... we all know that JAMS students are kind of “special” and extra gifted. But 2018 was FANTASTIC, the best year yet! We are so proud of our students!  A number of our students were recognized for their talent or academic achievements last year. Here are the highlights… and if

Give these Kiddos a High Five if You See Them At the Hallway – Students’ Achievement 20182019-02-14T12:34:48-07:00

How Early Math Lessons Can Change Your Child’s Brain

2018-11-05T10:23:58-07:00

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 Brain2018-11-05T10:23:58-07:00

Five Ways to Inspire a Love of Math to Your Children

2018-11-05T10:19:30-07:00

Conveying the importance of math to your children can be quite a struggle. For kids, math seems to be the biggest obstacle and they dread each time they have to face the subject. You may ask, "How do I get my kids to like math?" This is one question I get asked about

Five Ways to Inspire a Love of Math to Your Children2018-11-05T10:19:30-07:00

How to Design an Effective Study Space in your home

2018-11-05T10:14:57-07:00

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 home2018-11-05T10:14:57-07:00
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