Abacus Classes in Singapore
Kiya Learning Classes are designed to help your child develop strong mental math and calculation skills. Our experienced teachers use interactive methods to help students master the abacus and become confident math learners.
Abacus Course Curriculum
International Abacus Olympiad
How to Prepare for Abacus Olympiad
- Understand the Format and Rules
- Learn Abacus Basics
- Master Abacus Techniques
- Mental Arithmetic Practice
- Practice Regularly
- Participate in Mock Tests
Parts of Abacus
Abacus used to be made of wood and nowadays they’re made from plastic.
• Frame (outer body) holds rods, bars and beads.
• Bar (separates upper beads from lower beads).
• Rods to hold beads.
• Beads they are bi-conical in shape.
•House points (reference points to start calculations).
Using an abacus efficiently requires mastering various finger techniques to manipulate the beads.
Abacus position helps to perform calculation more quickly and help students to memorize more efficiently.
Hand Movement Techniques
Hand movement techniques involve coordinated movements of both hands to manipulate the beads on the abacus.