Giving your child great learning experiences and fun bonding activities with life-long benefits!
The concepts and techniques of abacus3 are based on cognitive and math research in USA (Harvard) and Singapore (LEAP Math); with applied research in London UK and Singapore. It's lovingly handcrafted and tested for quality and effectiveness.
Clear and step-by-step comprehensive guidelines accompany attractive and impactful materials that appeal to and absorb children's interest. Ranging from Concrete to Pictorial to Abstract, materials reach students at all levels.
Early Math performance is the best predictor of future success in school and life. Rich & effective activites, from finger- to abacus3-play, equip parents/teachers for laying the early foundation their children need and more: build attitudes, trust and lasting bonds.
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We are happy to share with parents and teachers Singapore's ABACUS3 Math: the unique system and materials that provide the full range of foundation math concepts and tools from pre-K to early elementary levels.
We are not just developers of abacus3, but as former teachers and current grandparents, we (like you) are users as well!
Bob led the Singapore LEAP (LEarning Activity Program) Math curriculum project, a 5-yr program with diagnostics, manipulatives, workbooks and games, used by monolingual classes. He has also served as teacher, lecturer, and MOE officer. He has a BSc Hons (Math), two M.Eds (BYU and Harvard), and is certified in Whole Brain Creativity.
Lan founded CARE (Children At Risk Empowerment) working with young children, youth, and their families. Her passion to nurture intellectual, emotional and relationship skills of young people, and belief that the right environment can help any child succeed led her to start two kindergartens. She has a B.Sc (Pysch) USA and M. Soc (Counselling) Au.