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by shiningstar
Thu Aug 06, 2009 10:55 am
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Hi, My kids (K2) started Kumon maths from Jan and have moved up almost 5 levels in that time. I find that their maths ability has improved and I have also signed them for the free trial in English and will continue that also as I feel my DD needs more coaching in the language. In retrospect I wish ...
by shiningstar
Wed Jul 22, 2009 10:30 am
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Just my expce : perseverance is the key for Kumon. I started my 5 yo one year ago for maths, then started with English too. Today, I signed her up for Chinese as well. Her maths has improved tremendously but it is always a struggle to get her to do the worksheets. She always kicks up a big fuss whe...
by shiningstar
Tue Jul 21, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Hi foreverj Thanks for sharing your firsthand experience on the Kumon worksheets with your gal! Seems that its quite a challenge to do 10 sheets at one go. Your sharing gives me a good idea on how the program works - its more like a daily study kind of thing which involves quite a fair amount of par...
by shiningstar
Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:08 pm
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

hmm..not sure about the 2 centres you mentioned but the one my relative sent her boy to was at Siglap centre. She mentioned that it was quite good n that is probably why her son manage to graduate from the kumon English program. Is this centre anywhere near the ones you mentioned at Katong or parkwa...
by shiningstar
Thu Jul 16, 2009 12:55 pm
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Hello Mummyloves, I managed to find out some info from one of my relatives about kumon language program. She enrolled her son at around 4.5 YO and he completed the program when he was 9 YO last year. I flipped though some of the worksheets he did and find it pretty impressive too. He was reading stu...
by shiningstar
Tue Jul 14, 2009 9:49 am
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

WOW...thank you guys!! U all r really fantastic parents...i thought i have been doing alot by getting my son to read books and recite numbers everyday but i didn't know there are still so many things to expose him to...i MUST go popular bookstore today to get all those Kumon workbooks and scissors a...
by shiningstar
Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:33 am
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Hello foreverj, Thanks for your great advice! So have you started sending your kid to Kumon yet or what do you think of the benefits it will bring to your child? As for my son, i guess i will buy him some kumon workbooks like you suggested to start him with something first. By the way, you mentioned...
by shiningstar
Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:23 am
Forum: Newbies & Clubs
Topic: Mummy Hokkienmee: Greetings to all :-)
Replies: 16
Views: 3471

yep, reading when she is alert is a good idea...and one more thing, dun give up when you see her showing no signs of interest (that's what happen to some of my friends as they feel like they are reading to themselves). at this stage, even though they do not maintain eye contact with us at all times,...
by shiningstar
Fri Jul 10, 2009 8:47 pm
Forum: Mathematics
Topic: Kumon - Discussion
Replies: 406
Views: 157176

Thanks for sending the link! I've read the testimonials and realised that some students started at a pretty young age (in their pre-school years). Trial starts from 18 July...hope i can make it for registering of any centre can accept my child...anyone knows of any centre that accept young children?
by shiningstar
Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:45 am
Forum: Newbies & Clubs
Topic: Mummy Hokkienmee: Greetings to all :-)
Replies: 16
Views: 3471

Best education still starts from home

Hello...just to share my 2 cents worth... have you started reading to your baby? if not, start SOON! i started reading to my son since birth and now he can turn pages by himself, and read some simple words at 20 months. important thing is set a routine. i am a working mom so i usually set reading ti...