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Helping Kids Overcome Learning Loss Takes More Than Instruction

New Kumon Center in Petaluma, CA brings happiness to learning

– When Susan Tran graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with a degree in psychology, like many young grads, she knew she wanted to pursue work that enriched peoples’ lives. Little did she guess she would one day feel like a “happiness consultant” as she opened her own Kumon Franchise.

Susan joined Kumon five years ago as a reading assistant. She found immense pleasure getting to know each child’s strengths, needs and motivations—and having the tools and knowledge to help create opportunities for them to succeed. With Kumon, success is not just academic, it’s emotional – and Susan could see how her guidance was making both kids and their families happier.

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“These results translated into a self-esteem boost that I didn’t anticipate,” Ms. Goldman said.

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Teachers are recommending students who can benefit from Kumon’s instruction and, with parent involvement, are making the enrichment center an official partner in the learning process.

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“The idea is not for Kumon students to be ‘tutored’ per se but to ‘self-propel’ through the material,” says center director Naomi Sazuki…

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Even if your child prefers roving work stations to a dedicated desk, identify appropriate study spots and make sure she has all necessary supplies. “Try to pick the quietest areas in your home that will have as few distractions as possible,” advises Rima Muth from the national math and reading enrichment program Kumon.

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