Josie is 10-years-old, studying three years above her grade level in the Kumon Program. In fact, she’s studying the same math material that her mom, who is an eighth grade teacher, teaches her students. Imagine that, a 10-year-old transforming equations, working with linear functions and simplifying monomials and polynomials. She’s well on her way to advanced algebraic expressions and she isn’t even in middle school yet.
One of the things that Josie likes most about Kumon is the fact that she’s studying above her grade level.
“Kumon gives me confidence because I know how strong of a student it has made me,” says Josie. “I know that I can do and learn anything if I do the work and practice daily. Kumon has taught me about the importance of focusing and to not be afraid of challenges, but to enjoy them and work through them because I know I can overcome anything.”
Josie embodies everything that Toru Kumon had in mind when he founded the Kumon Method. He felt that students would experience the true benefits of the Kumon Method if they acquired the study habits necessary for self-learning and advanced study.
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We've been going to this Kumon Center since 2009 at the recommendation of friends. We have had all of our 4 kids in Kumon and have been very pleased with the curriculum. Our son started Kumon at 4 years old and is currently getting 100% in math and reading at an accelerated school. He was reading after only a few months at the center. The math curriculum is excellent and is much better than the methods taught in public school. The Kumon Method reminds me of how I learned math in the 80s. Logical progression, memorization of single digit times/addition/subtraction. Excellent supplement to public school or preparation for highly competitive schools.
- Gloria R.