Abakidz in the News
July 9th, 2015
The Englewood Public School District is incorporating Abakidz into 2 grades for the 2015-2016 school year after this year's successful pilot program.
June 15th, 2015
Grieco Elementary students who participated in Master Lee's 80 Day Challenge showcase their new skills at the 3rd grade Moving Up Ceremony.
November 27th, 2014
Englewood Public School District introduces Abakidz as a new pilot program at the Dr. John Grieco Elementary School.
Add It Up: How One Small Teaching Adjustment Boosted Achievement 8 Percent (Center for Childhood Creativity)
September 30, 2014
Research shows children trained on the abacus scored, on average, 8% higher than children who only received standard math training.
August 7, 2014
Master Lee attempted and broke three mental calculation records on July 31 during the last day of the EPSD Summer Bridge Program at Dwight Morrow High School.
August 7, 2014
Tactile Brain’s Abakidz class at Bayside’s New York Academy teaches advanced math skills to 5-10 year olds, using one of the oldest calculation tools: the abacus.
August 1, 2014
On July 31, 2014, Master Lee had 10 chances to beat the world record in adding ten sets of ten 10-digit numbers. She shattered the record on her first try, setting a new record of 1 minute and 40 seconds. The previous record, set in 2013 by Naofumi Ogasawara of Japan, was 2 minute and 51 seconds.
July 31, 2014
Master Jeonghee Lee ran an Abakidz course during the Summer Bridge program at Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, NJ.