The Best Decision for My Son

At two years old, Dustin always loved it when we read to him. Sometimes, he would pretend that he is reading but the book is upside down. So I thought, how nice it would be if he was able to learn how to read early on and eventually, get to read any time with or without having to wait for anybody to read

Going Easy with Math

I struggled in math when I was in grade one. I always had to ask my teachers in school about the lessons. For me, it seemed like the math questions are beyond my grade level. When I reached grade two, I discovered Kumon. My mom decided to enroll me then. I still struggled in math at school since my worksheets in Kumon were

Enrolling in Kumon

I started Kumon when I was in grade one. My math grades back then were not that good so my mom tried to help me. One day, my classmate gave me one of the magazines from Kumon. My mom saw the magazine upon cleaning my bag and she told me that I’ll be enrolling in Kumon after reading the magazine. At first, I

Always Believe that You Can Do It!

My Kumon journey started when I was three years old. My parents enrolled me in the Kumon Reading Program because they wanted me to learn how to read and to love numbers. When we went to Kumon to take my test, I was excited and nervous at the same time. These questions were in my head: “What will Kumon look like?” “Will they

(Self)-managing Kumon Time

Nowadays, youngsters are always on the go – joining as many clubs as your time can handle; learning various sports as much as your stamina could take, and achieving as much recognition as you could on your list! It is as if juggling a hundred plates is easier than juggling time for your study, guitar lessons, basketball clinic, and also Kumon! You might

Balancing School and Extra-Curricular Activities

When one takes a peek at a student’s schedule, school and school-related events take up most of a student’s time. Your time is allotted for different activities: going to school, doing homework, completing group projects, and attending field trips. But these are not the only activities that keep you busy. In fact, extra-curricular activities like sports, dance classes, educational trips, national and international

Why Daily Study Habit is Important

ACTUAL: The clock reads 9:00 p.m., and you still have a 10-page book report to submit the next day. FACT: The deadline was given two weeks ago. ACTUAL:  Three times this week, you are always running late for your 10:30 a.m. class FACT: You slept late because you needed to accomplish your presentation that was assigned a month ago. These are just two

Ready, Set, Goal!

New year. New beginnings. At the start of every year, we start to come up with a list of things we would want to achieve. Be it in academics, in sports, or in our everyday routine, there are things that must be done and goals that must be reached. But some, if not most of the time, these goals are just left as