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Veteran Marine to Serve Community Through Education

Kumon Parent to Continue Career of Service Through Kumon of Virginia Beach - Hilltop

– Edward Lofland is no stranger to discipline. The two decades spent serving his country in the United States Marine Corps exposed him to many working environments across several countries. During a deployment in Japan, Edward and his family were stationed on Kadena Air Station in Okinawa. This is when he first discovered Kumon, as there was a center located onbase. He enrolled his three eldest children and was amazed at how quickly it changed the way they viewed learning.

That was six years ago. After retiring from the Marine Corps and returning home to Virginia, Edward immediately continued his family’s Kumon Journey at a local center, where his children are still excelling in the Kumon Math and Reading Program today.

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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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