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Visually Impaired
Abacus Bee

ESC-20 provides Supplementary Services for the Visually Impaired (SSVI) in accordance with the comprehensive Regional Plan for Serving Students with Visual Impairments. Specialized training is offered and technical assistance is available upon request.

Important Session Information:

The Abacus Bee is a full-day Mental MATH competition with FIVE 20–30-minute contests and ONE hour-long diction contest. The purpose of this type of competition is to generate interest and promote math skills among students who are blind or with low vision. Participants will include children identified as visually impaired in 1st through 12th grades.

Students will compete with other students of the same ability throughout their competition levels. Tests will be available in Large Print, UEB Braille or Nemeth Braille. The use of an abacus is preferred, however not required.

Students may use an abacus, mental math, finger math, counting cubes, or other manipulatives. Calculators or paper & pencil algorithms or other written computations are not allowed.

For More Information Contact:

Mari Garza

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Friday, October 18, 2024

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(6) Clock Hours
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Contact Person:
Maricela Garza
Maricela Garza
Date Time Location
10/18/2024 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Maple Mesquite Oak Pecan Rooms
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208

1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map

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