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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby lovinglife » Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:46 pm

My DD was given 2 booklets per day. Not tracing. It's worksheets! Is it a normal practice to do 2 booklets per day per subject? It does seem like the teacher is accelerating her? :scratchhead:

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby ashleywells » Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:41 pm

Kumon style work can be achived at home very easily.

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby lovinglife » Sat Jan 18, 2014 4:42 pm

Just curious what is the average standard for a K2 child achieves? At which level? Is it very common to complete level D (long multiplication/division, fraction intro) or level E (fractions)?

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby phtthp » Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:04 pm

Average for k2 child is + - , assuming they start from k1 term 1

If can do multiplication & above -
Is advanced

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby lovinglife » Sat Jan 18, 2014 5:46 pm

phtthp wrote:Average for k2 child is + - , assuming they start from k1 term 1

If can do multiplication & above -
Is advanced


Really? I always thought a K2 child to complete 4 operators. But if start from K1 term 1, you mean average child uses 2 full years to learn addition & subtraction?

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby phtthp » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:04 pm

lovinglife wrote:Really? I always thought a K2 child to complete 4 operators. But if start from K1 term 1, you mean average child uses 2 full years to learn addition & subtraction?

A lot of children take a long time to remember timetable.
Multiplication is always the difficult part or barrier, to overcome.
To memorize x2 to x9 ... take a long time

Even for addition or subtraction -
Some Kumon centre manager make the kids repeat the same level.
It depends on which centre u go to.

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby lovinglife » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:20 pm

phtthp wrote:A lot of children take a long time to remember timetable.
Multiplication is always the difficult part or barrier, to overcome.
To memorize x2 to x9 ... take a long time

Even for addition or subtraction -
Some Kumon centre manager make the kids repeat the same level.
It depends on which centre u go to.


It didn't occur to me that memorizing timetable is tough. My experience on my DS was 2-3 weeks to memorized 2-11. My DD (whom attends kumon) at the same time learnt 2,3 and 6 timetable subconsciously. I didn't continue expose her further. I am not hurry. She is only N2, currently doing addition.

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby jetsetter » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:45 pm

lovinglife wrote:
phtthp wrote:A lot of children take a long time to remember timetable.
Multiplication is always the difficult part or barrier, to overcome.
To memorize x2 to x9 ... take a long time

Even for addition or subtraction -
Some Kumon centre manager make the kids repeat the same level.
It depends on which centre u go to.


It didn't occur to me that memorizing timetable is tough. My experience on my DS was 2-3 weeks to memorized 2-11. My DD (whom attends kumon) at the same time learnt 2,3 and 6 timetable subconsciously. I didn't continue expose her further. I am not hurry. She is only N2, currently doing addition.


ehrm, 爱MM, probably your DC hv inherited ur/DH's high IQ lah...Lemme guess - one/both of u gepper right, right? :rotflmao:

normal kids won't be able to memo so much in K1 & K2! so your norm is not other pp's norm...keke :evil:

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby lovinglife » Sat Jan 18, 2014 11:53 pm

jetsetter wrote:
lovinglife wrote:
phtthp wrote:A lot of children take a long time to remember timetable.
Multiplication is always the difficult part or barrier, to overcome.
To memorize x2 to x9 ... take a long time

Even for addition or subtraction -
Some Kumon centre manager make the kids repeat the same level.
It depends on which centre u go to.


It didn't occur to me that memorizing timetable is tough. My experience on my DS was 2-3 weeks to memorized 2-11. My DD (whom attends kumon) at the same time learnt 2,3 and 6 timetable subconsciously. I didn't continue expose her further. I am not hurry. She is only N2, currently doing addition.


ehrm, 爱MM, probably your DC hv inherited ur/DH's high IQ lah...Lemme guess - one/both of u gepper right, right? :rotflmao:

normal kids won't be able to memo so much in K1 & K2! so your norm is not other pp's norm...keke :evil:


:oops: :oops:
Not insulting. My son only learnt timetable towards end of K2!! I emphasized literacy instead, now regretted. Find his mental calculation is slow :slapshead: Thus you see I started my DD early :boogie: cannot 重蹈覆辙

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Re: Kumon - Discussion

Postby jetsetter » Sun Jan 19, 2014 12:39 am

lovinglife wrote: :oops: :oops:
Not insulting. My son only learnt timetable towards end of K2!! I emphasized literacy instead, now regretted. Find his mental calculation is slow :slapshead: Thus you see I started my DD early :boogie: cannot 重蹈覆辙


hey no lah...just teasing u...am complimenting ur bright DC and ur good guidance :=) mental calculation can be built up later i suppose. :rahrah:
btw, how come your DD memo 6X and not the easier 5X? It's an odd no. to rem subconsciously...is it becos of the clock?! :lol:

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