Q & A

Q&A Enrolling

No problem about that but when your child uses the abacus he must use his right hand.
No, there is none but your child should have the basic knowledge of counting and writing numbers. In ISHIDO-SHIKI, most of students start to learn Abacus at 6 years old.
Link: What Age is Best for a Child to Start Learning Abacus? - IPPO Website
Yes, of course. IPPO offers the service to everyone regardless of the age. Learning Abacus stimulates the brain, join our “Free Trial Lesson” or contact IPPO during lesson hours.
Absolutely. You can have a free trial lesson in your convenience. Please contact us in advance. IPPO for more detailed information.
We are using the textbook acknowledge by ISHIDO-SHIKI Japan. They have been operating an Abacus School in Japan for over 40years, that's why our textbook is reliable.
Link: Textbook - IPPO Website
Yes, we have "Sibling discount" and "Refer friends discount". In addition to this, we are planing to make promo temporarily. Please contact us for more details.
IPPO recommends twice a week for a more effective outcome but You can decide what course will your child take.
There is no problem if your child has not mastered the Multiplication Table, In IPPO your child would learn that even though child is 5 years old.
IPPO's Head Teacher is certified by Soroban Foundation of Japan. That's mean they are equipped with teaching skills that would help your child learn.
Link: Soroban Foundation of Japan *Japanese site
We have our own evaluation system utilizing "Assessment Record" and "Progress Sheet". We are trying to communicate with the guardian, student, teacher. Parents can also see the class at the classroom at any time, so you can actually grasp the progress of your children.
Yes, indirectly. Learning the Abacus cultivates your child’s focus, awareness, imagination and memory in which would guide him on how to answer test.
Link: 5 Benefits of Learning Abacus - IPPO Website
Schedule are set timely but you can certainly change schedule just inform IPPO ahead of time, preferably a week before.
Certainly abacus was transmitted from China to Japan about 500 years ago. After that the abacus was adopted as one of the most important basic education in Japan. The abacus learner increases concentration and memory power through abacus learning, and the brain becomes more activated. As a result, you will acquire skills to help you not only study schools such as maths, but also work from entering society. We strongly recommend abacus learning itself whether it is Chinese Abacus or Japanese abacus. Supplementarily, IPPO is focusing not only on abacus calculation but especially on improving Mental Math.
Link: 3 Reasons Why Leaning Abacus is Useful for Every Subject
Link: History of Japanese Abacus - IPPO Website

Q&A Student Enrolled

It is held in the school “IPPO's class room” premises. 10th-4th Grade: Every month / 3th-1th Grade: Every 2 months
It depends on the Branch. Once you have summited an application form, you cannot cancel anymore.
There is nothing to worry about. Every child has his own way of learning things. We should not compare each child’s improvement.
Yes, there is. We administer three other test Anzan, Yomiage-zan, Yomiage-anzan that would also help the enhancement of your child’s potential. Please contact or visit IPPO for more detailed information. (Anzan=Mental Calculation, Yomiage-zan=Dictation of sums, Yomiage-anzan=Dictation of Sums for Mental Calculation)
No, we don’t have homework but if you would like your child to have one, please don’t hesitate to ask our teachers.
Yes, it would be. Please contact IPPO for more detailed information.
Please submit "Withdrawal form" to us before the due date.
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