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Advanced Student Medal

June 4, 2021

We cannot emphasise enough that the key to successfully achieving the end goal is to acknowledge and celebrate the small goals along the way. Acknowledging your children’s small wins give them a feeling of pride and happiness. It motivates them to move on the right path, gives them extra strength to soldier on and reach…

Four Steps for Effective Goal Setting

May 23, 2021

Goal setting is critical for developing resilience in your child. It promotes a “can-do” attitude and consequently forms a powerful lifelong habit.   Here are four steps to help your child set effective goals, track progress, and stay motivated in the process.   1 Let your child choose his or her “big goal”. Instead of pushing your…

Home Learning with Kumon

April 4, 2021

Here are some suggestions to support your children’s home learning with Kumon on their journey to becoming independent lifelong learners.   Setting a ‘Kumon Time’ Each Day Create a new routine by looking at your family’s weekly schedule and decide when a ‘Kumon Time’ will be. You can set a ‘Kumon Time’ around an everyday…

4 tips to improve reading comprehension

March 14, 2021

Reading comprehension goes far beyond schooling and remains one of the essential skills to develop in your children.   Children with strong comprehension can deduce what they read by combining reading with thinking and reasoning. It takes practice, time, and patience to develop reading comprehension skills.    Use these four tips to help your children improve…

Zoom Meeting Etiquette for Kids

February 5, 2021

A combination of classroom-based and online learning is the mainstay for the foreseeable future and perhaps beyond. While our children are using video conferencing platforms such as Zoom to communicate with teachers and friends more often, we should educate them on some etiquette guidelines to observe when on these platforms. Here are some tips for…