A Unique Learning Approach

As much as a child’s learning ability is different from other children’s, the Kumon Program is also different from other programs. Kumon has been around for more than 50 years, originating from Japan and borne out of a father’s love for his son. So what else sets Kumon apart from other learning programs? Kumon goes far beyond tutoring. Kumon is a structured, proven

Math is Everywhere

“Why do I need to study math?” This is a question your child asks every time he encounters a difficult problem or every time he does not feel like answering his math homework. The answer to his question is simple – it’s because math is present everywhere and anywhere. Be it in nature, in technology, in money, or in everyday chores, math shows

Your Child and Kumon Math

To equip students to self-study senior high school mathematics with ease. This is the goal of the Kumon Math Program that Mr. Toru Kumon initially developed for his son, Takeshi. He wanted Takeshi to develop strong calculation and life skills. Thus, he only included topics that were essential to achieve the needed skills, abilities, and attitudes in students. From this, you must be

The Benefits of Completion

The goal of reaching the finish line is something that everyone shares. Be it reaching the most advanced level of a video game, celebrating the great ending of a movie, or successfully forming the final pyramid in performance, the sense of pride and relief settles in when you realize that you have reached your end goal. The same thing happens in Kumon. Initially,

Why Am I Here?

Have you ever wondered why your parents keep pushing you to finish your worksheets? Or why do your teachers in Kumon always encourage you to give your best? Have you ever thought deeply as to why your parents enrolled you? Or why you keep on doing and repeating worksheet after worksheet? It may not have been an easy journey for you, but being

Between Extra-Curricular and Kumon

It has only been a few months since the school year started but you have already noticed your child feeling tired and weary. Aside from schoolwork and household chores, he also has to think about his other academic responsibilities, extra-curricular activities, and Kumon. He then starts to complain about his tight schedule and begins to ask you why he has to attend Kumon.

Benefits of Self-learning

You see your child studying new topics, solving problems, and processing information all on his own. You see him do this not only for academic-related work but also for extracurricular activities like learning a new sport or perfecting a dance routine. You also see him easily identify and correct mistakes when necessary. What your child is doing is what we, in Kumon, call

Traits of an Advanced Student

In Kumon, you will often hear parents talking about their child going beyond his grade level and studying more challenging topics – aka becoming an advanced student. This is constantly mentioned during Parent Orientations, Parent-Teacher Communications, and awarding sessions. It is a much-highlighted feature Kumon that sets the method apart from the rest. What is emphasized is how being an advanced student helps

What Does It Take to be an Advanced Student?

Seeing a six-year-old child answer logarithms and calculus is not an impossible feat. Or having a seven-year-old who can read literary classics like Oedipus or Hamlet as your child is not a game of fate. Not to mention an 11-year-old who can do both. With no magic involved, Kumon has developed competent students who have successfully advanced in their studies and completed the

Stay Beyond Summer

As the summer months come to an end, you may already be thinking of letting your child quit Kumon for the time being. Since he’ll be busy with academic requirements and other extra-curricular responsibilities, you would want to help lighten his already heavy load. You’re already going through his schedule and checking which activities can be let go as of now. And Kumon