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Kumon

(ˈkuːmɔːn) or

Kumon Method

n
(Education)
a. a method of teaching mathematics, reading, and languages in which the student uses worksheets to follow a programme that becomes increasingly advanced
b. (as modifier): Kumon mathematics.
[C20: named after its founder, Toru Kumon (1914–95), a Japanese mathematics teacher]
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The Kumon after-school study programme, developed more than 40 years ago in Japan, has more than 500 centres in the UK focusing on mental skills, attention to detail and study habits.
Aron Sood, who is in year two at Allesley Primary, got the best marks in the UK in the Kumon maths programme, a teaching method for mental arithmetic.
During the month of March, Kumon will donate $10 to RIF, the equivalent of four new books, for each new student who enrolls in Kumon, with the goal of donating $75,000 to support RIF's mission.
Leading a team of 24 professionals, Coakley is charged with building the Kumon Math & Reading Centers brand in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Parents sign up for the Kumon programme and subscribe to it on a monthly basis in return for booklets which children can work through at their own pace.
The children, who attend the Coventry North Kumon Centre at Radford Methodist Church, won the medals after each securing a place on a national advanced student roll - a list of all children who achieve results beyond the level expected for their age.
We are experiencing a trend among our franchisees leaving high-paying corporate jobs for a more rewarding career helping children," says Deven Klein, vice president of Kumon franchising.
LOCAL students have been congratulated for their efforts in studying the Kumon Maths and English after-school study programmes.
Opportunities for potential franchisees to open Kumon Centers have doubled in prime Midwest and Southern locations as a result of more parents seeking academic support.
PLAZA IS CHILDREN ORIENTED WITH DENTISTS, KUMON, GYM AND OTHERS JUST FOR CHILDREN.
Mele joins Huntington with extensive supplemental education experience while at Oxford Learning Centers and Kumon North America Inc.