The Soroban Site of the Visual Math Institute

A service to parents, teachers, and schools teaching children to count.

Text Pages

  • About Us
    The Visual Math Institute and the Soroban Project.
  • Smart Moves
    The basic rules for moving the beads.
  • References, Books
    Very helpful for parents anad teachers.
  • Links to Related Sites
    Where to find books, articles, soroban, and abaci.
  • Short Videos

  • Soroban Tutorials
    Tutorials using marbles, poker chips, and the soroban for simple arithmetic.
  • Soroban Notes
    Background information on math education and the soroban.
  • Interactive Pages

  • Soroban Drills
    Key things to practice.

  • Revised 06 March, 2011 by Ralph Abraham