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How repetition builds skills for success: practicing for possibilities

Repetition builds for success in early learners by creating and reinforcing essential math and reading skills that provide them increased confidence.

As the Kumon Instructor at the South Guelph Centre in Ontario, Pam Kozak finds repetition is an effective, long-term process that that is integral to the Kumon Method. And it’s

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Laying Strong Foundations for Reading for Early Learners 

Renowned children’s author Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) wrote “The Cat in the Hat” in 1957 after a book publisher challenged him to write a fun book that first graders could read. Using beginning sight words and leaning heavily on rhyming words like “cat” and “hat,” Seuss created a book using only 236 words that


How Reading Stimulates a Child’s Imagination – and Why It Matters

We all know reading is good for children – and adults! Reading is essential to cognitive development and helps fend off dementia as we age. But how does literature develop children’s imagination?
Have you ever read a book and thought, “This would make a great movie!” That’s because as your eyes move over the


7 Research-Driven Reasons to Read More Literature

It’s no secret, we love reading. While all forms of reading are great, research suggests that reading books and literature provides more benefits than reading content on screens. Here are 7 reasons why!