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3 ways to nurture resilient children

September 8, 2022

Resilience, an often-heard term, is a life skill that helps us deal with stress in life. Building resilient children helps them bounce back from the difficulties in their childhood, for example, moving house, changing schools, or even coping with the loss of loved ones. Now that we know how vital resilience is, the question is,…

How to infuse the joy of learning?

August 5, 2022

Infusing joy with learning will intrinsically make children eager and motivated to learn new things simply because they love what they are learning and find learning enjoyable. Here are some ways to enhance your children’s desire to learn. 1. Develop an atmosphere of reading Children who develop a love of reading, develop a love for…

Tips for Keeping Cool

July 7, 2022

How to be patient when guiding your young children with homework? Children have much shorter attention spans than adults do. A child’s maximum attention span is about two to three times his/her age. Therefore, a five-year-old child would have an attention span of, at best, fifteen minutes. While guiding young children, many parents’ patience is…

Achieve your learning goals with continuous Kumon study

May 5, 2022

“Small, incremental goals help build continuous momentum towards achieving a bigger goal.” You may have read it on a blog or seen it on a motivational poster, and there is much truth behind it. It is easy to set a big goal from the get-go, but to stick with it until the end? More often…

How’s Kumon Programme different from tutoring?

March 31, 2022

The real value of Kumon, and what sets us apart from other learning programmes and tutoring, is the impact our unique method makes on children’s success throughout school, and beyond.     The goal of Kumon is for children to study above school grade level once they have filled the gaps in their learning. As…

Home Marking Guides

March 3, 2022

To further optimise your children’s learning with Kumon, we encourage parents to mark their children’s completed worksheets (by referring to the Answer Books in My Kumon App) at home promptly. By doing so, you will not only see their learning progress daily but also enable them to learn from any mistakes by correcting errors on…

SMART Goals

February 9, 2022

Learning how to frame goals as SMART goals can help your children get off to a better start and set them for true success in the near future. SMART is an acronym that stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Timely. The aim of SMART goals is to provide your children with a concrete road…

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Family Meetings

January 7, 2022

There are many benefits of holding regular family meetings for children and parents. Family meetings strengthen relationships and foster core developmental abilities in children of all ages. And the benefits of holding family meetings are not limited to better communication skills, improved problem-solving skills, opportunity to be proactive and mindful about challenges. As part of…

Good Study habits

December 10, 2021

Here are some tips for your children to develop good study habits to make studying more effective, efficient, and enjoyable. Plan a daily study time Successful students schedule specific times throughout the week when they are going to study, and then they stick with their schedule. Students who study sporadically and whimsically typically do not…

How Do Enrichment Classes Develop Children’s Results In School?

November 10, 2021

Kumon is the world’s leading after-school enrichment programme, trusted by over four million Kumon families all over the world. In Singapore, we offer English, Mathematics and Chinese enrichment classes. Kumon doesn’t inherently follow the Singaporean school curriculum but instead, is a structured, proven self-learning programme that provides your child with the critical thinking skills and…