“Since my two sons have been enrolled in Kumon, I have seen them transform into strong, independent learners,” said Pringle, owner and Instructor of Kumon Math and Reading Center of Virginia Beach – Red Mill. “Experiencing the positive impact my sons’ Kumon Instructor made in their lives, I saw that I too could make that same positive impact on other young minds.”
“These results translated into a self-esteem boost that I didn’t anticipate,” Ms. Goldman said.
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.
“The idea is not for Kumon students to be ‘tutored’ per se but to ‘self-propel’ through the material,” says center director Naomi Sazuki…
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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