There are many spooky stories on the Kumon Recommended Reading List, which increase in difficulty to help you select the best ones for your family. This list will help you choose some great books to enjoy this Halloween!
Successful Kumon study is often a result of a strong partnership between student, parent and Instructor. As Kumon is a daily study programme, it is vital the parent is closely involved at home, in not only motivating but also ensuring corrections are done regularly.
On 16 October 1950, Geoffrey Bles published C. S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe. This enchanting tale about four English children who discover the land of Nania features in the Kumon Recommended Reading List.
Even when a child is old enough to read themselves, there are many benefits of parents still reading aloud to their children. These include exposure to more complex vocabulary, stimulating their imagination and understanding the rhythm of language.
The ability to process written information is essential in our everyday lives which makes parents focus on developing and improving their child’s reading.
Children who are organised and carry out their studies in a systematic way will be better able to keep track of their progress and maximise their learning.
Maths and English are the cornerstones to every other subject studied at school and beyond. There are many benefits of Kumon students studying both the maths and English programmes together, including transferable skills and increased motivation.
Learning to set goals is an important skill for children to develop. Fortunately there are many ways that parents can help children to set goals which will help them become more independent.
By getting your children involved in everyday household routines, parents can achieve multiple goals such as improving their child’s understanding of numeracy, making them feel more involved with the domestic activities, boosting their self-confidence and increasing their sense of responsibility.
Building up children’s working memory means that they are able to draw on their wealth of knowledge and make cross-curricular links between subjects.