The Abacus Project invites you to explore Asian culture and mathematics through one of the world's oldest calculators - the Soroban (Japanese Abacus). Join us at an upcoming event as we bring the abacus beads to life while adding some excitement to the wonderous world of mathematics.
- Tue, Mar 14WashingtonThis our 3rd year partnering with Payne ES and providing DIY Japanese abacus (soroban) making kits to instill a love for learning and boost student confidence in math! We will feature a special guest from Japan, a soroban expert we will stream in live, to demonstrate and unlock the tool's magic!
- Thu, Oct 05MitchellvilleCome celebrate TDF, home of the Abacus Project, and 8 years of Successful STEM & Entrepreneurship Programs for Kids! Since 2015 we've influenced 2,500 problem solvers.
- Multiple DatesSat, Aug 06GMU Fairfax Campus Nguyen EngineeringWe are participating in the George Mason University STEM Saturdays on July 23! George Mason University and the College of Engineering and Computing STEM Saturdays are student-centered activities for 3rd - 12th graders from the DMV area.
- RSVP ClosedSat, Feb 26WashingtonDrop off your assembled DIY Abacus Kits with TDF staff.
- RSVP ClosedSat, Feb 12WashingtonMeet with TDF staff to obtain materials needed to assemble DIY abacus-making kits. Materials include: - craft sticks - lollipop sticks - pony beads - glue - scissors - ruler
- RSVP ClosedWed, Nov 10Online EventOn November 10, the Center for Universal Education (CUE) will host the second virtual event in a three-part series centered around assessment.
- Mon, Jul 26Washington, DCParticipate in a DIY Abacus Project activity, plus math games and strategies used in class.
- RSVP ClosedThu, Jul 22Washington, DCLearn about the Japanese abacus and discuss how to implement the abacus in lesson planning.
- RSVP ClosedWed, Mar 17WebinarParticipate in a DIY Abacus Project activity, plus math games and strategies used in class.