How does Kumon complement school?

Just like that, we’ve already entered the school year 2021-2022—the second year of online learning. By this time, students may feel a little more at ease with the new setup. Parents, too, could be more prepared this time around. But, we cannot discount that virtual classes are still relatively new. They could still pose bits of challenges here and there, especially if there’s

Every Child Can Become Excellent!!!

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” As a child, you must have been asked this question several times. And your answer to this question surely changed as you grew up. But, one thing is certain — you have always wanted to be the best, to be excellent. It is said and believed that excellent students are born with extraordinary

The Perfect Partner Towards Success

Many things go so well together, peanut butter with jelly, cookies with milk, afternoon tea and biscuits, and so many more. One complements the other, thus forming a ‘perfect fit’ for each other. As parents, you constantly search for that perfect fit in your children’s journey to success. You aim to find that perfect parents that will help develop both your child academic

What Makes Kumon Unique

Kumon has been around for more than 50 years, originating from Japan and borne out of a father’s love for his son. This initiative gave life to the Kumon Method of Learning which serves thousands of children globally. As much as a child’s learning ability is different from other children, the Kumon Program is also different from other programs. Here are the reasons

Why Self-Learning is a Beneficial Skill

If your children enjoy learning on their own – whether in academics or extra-curricular activities, it means that they trust their skills, and are up for any challenge. In Kumon, we identify this as self-learning. Basically, self-learning is taking in information, processing it, and retaining it without the need for another individual to be teaching in order for children to gain understanding. As

4 Ways to Encourage Learning at Home

Being at home with your child gives you many opportunities to bond and discuss matters with him/her. It is also equally important to guide your child as he/she grows up, which means that you would have to take in the responsibility of understanding your child, and making yourself understood as a parent as well. To be able to be understood by your child,

Developing Self-Confidence

Did your hands sweat when you were asked to talk in front of the class? Did your voice tremble when you shared with your classmates your summer activities?  Shyness may be defined experientially as discomfort and/or inhibition in interpersonal situations. It is a form of excessive self-focus, a preoccupation with one’s thoughts, feelings and physical reactions. Kumon understands this problem, and though it

Your Child is More than an Achiever

Much has been written about holistic approaches to the development of a child. They say the most effective methods can simultaneously address the physical, emotional, relational, and intellectual aspects of a child’s life. In Kumon, there are a number of ways we help a child grow as an achiever holistically. One of the main activities that Kumon Instructors do regularly is to observe