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This page gives basic information on the Japanese education system. The basic school system in Japan is composed of elementary school (lasting six years), middle school (three years), high school (three years), and university (four years).
Zenrin Gakuen - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Zenrin Gakuen is a very special school. Located near the Seto Inland Sea on the island of Shikoku, Zenrin Gakuen offers an education that draws on the teachings of Shorinji Kempo, a type of martial art.
Keeping Sharp | Science and Technology | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
Recently, an increasing number of local governments and private-sector organizations have taken measures to encourage mental exercise as a means of preventing the onset of dementia.
Internet High School - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
This article introduces the only correspondence high school in Japan that enables students to gain both Japanese and American high school diplomas.
Decoding the Blueprint of Life - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
This article reports on the achievements of Japanese high school students who succeeded in decoding the DNA of the giant salamander.
Arithmetic for Adults | Lifestyle | Trends in Japan | Web Japan
For many people, the word math tends to bring back unpleasant memories. Despite this, the number of adults doing math for fun has been on the rise in recent years, and many people are now eagerly snapping up math-related books. Their newfound enthusiasm stems in some cases from a desire to keep their brains in good working order.
Basics Info: Facts - Explore Japan - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
This page provides basic information on Japan.
Komei School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Located in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward, the Komei School for the Physically Handicapped is attended by 190 students. The students are very active and are determined not to let their handicaps slow them down. See what life is like both inside and outside of school for the high school students at Komei.
Nushima Middle School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Nushima Middle School is the only middle school on Nushima, founded in 1947. Most of Nushima's population are engaged in commercial fishing. See what it's like living and going to school on an island that is a designated National Park, without cars with a population of just 700.
Obama Elementary School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
This article introduces Obama Elementary School in Kagoshima Prefecture, where students take classes, go canoeing, and farm vegetables against the majestic backdrop of the Sakurajima volcano.
Ohnominami Middle School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Ohnominami Middle School is situated in a bustling city not far from Tokyo. Some fruit-bearing trees grow in the school grounds, making it a haven of nature in the city. Join some of the smiling students for a short tour. . .
Shinanodai Elementary School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Introducing Shinanodai Elementary School, a school in Seto City, Japan, that gives special attention to teaching its students about food and local ceramics.
Tokamachi Elementary School - Meet the Kids - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
The city of Tokamachi in Niigata Prefecture is famous for getting a lot of snow. Every winter almost two meters of snow piles up there. Near the city center lies Tokamachi Elementary School, which is attended by 413 active, snow-loving kids. Let's see how they cope with the harsh winter and enjoy their school life surrounded by snow.
Graduation Art - Kids in Action - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
March is when school students graduate in Japan. At many elementary schools, it's a custom for students to band together to create something as a memento of their time at the school. What kinds of projects are these 12-year-old artists working on this year?
Kanagawa University High School - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
The Kanagawa University High School lies in a quiet neighborhood near one of Japan's biggest ports. It's a relatively new school with a large yard and a full array of athletic facilities. Even though it's called a "high school," students attend from grades 7 to 12.
Kojimachi Middle School - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Kojimachi Middle School is a public school located in Chiyoda Ward, a district in central Tokyo. This school is truly in the heart of the city. Its neighbors include the Imperial Palace.
Meikei High School - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Meikei High School is one of over 40 academic institutions in Tsukuba Science City, northeast of Tokyo. A "fieldwork" program for each grade allows students to learn from firsthand experience. During the six years at Meikei, students thus not only accumulate facts but also learn to think for themselves.
Otaki Elementary and Middle School - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
The Otaki School is located in Nagano Prefecture at the foot of a large mountain. There's a pleasant smell of wood in the building, recently rebuilt using abundant lumber, and around it are fields of vegetables. There's only one class per grade, so the 129 students all know each like brothers and sisters.
Shogi - Monthly News - Archives - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
This news article features Ito Sae, a Japanese elementary school student who is training to be a professional shogi player. Shogi is a board game resembling chess. The article looks at the long road of practice and competition that lies ahead for Sae as she seeks to become the first female shogi player ever to gain entry to the professional ranks.
Math Puzzles 3 - What's Cool - Kids Web Japan - Web Japan
Kids Web Japan Kids Web Japan part3 What's Cool Math Puzzles search Web Japan > Kids Web Japan > What's Cool > Math Puzzles 3 What's Cool Another puzzle activity found in juku all over Japan
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