The Doon Valley Cambridge School started the Abacus Program in collaboration with the IPA for the benefit of the students. This is a comprehensive program to develop the whole brain, especially the right brain of the child using the ancient Chinese tool called the abacus.
It improves the skills of the child which are vital for success in life. This Program is available to any school student who is betweeen 4 to 12 years of age. Two types of Abacus Programs are available according to the age of students:
The entire Program is divided into levels. There are 6 levels and each level is of a duration of three months. A class of two hours duration is held every week. At the end of every level an examination is held for assessment of the child's capacity to take up the next level. Certificate is issued on completion of every level.
At the end of the program, the students become extremely proficient in all the four basic operation of Maths - addition, subraction, multiplication and division. They also exhibit a remarkable increase in brain development.
The following skills of the students get enhanced considerably during the Program:
Memory, Concentration, Imagination, Listening, Creativity, Speed and Accuracy, Confidence, Comprehension