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Kumon

Kumon Method

/ (ˈkuːmɔːn) /
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noun
  1. a method of teaching mathematics, reading, and languages in which students start at a level of work at which they have a firm grasp of facts and concepts and then, working at their own pace in an individualized study programme of problem-solving on worksheets, progress by small steps to more advanced levels of knowledge
  2. (as modifier)Kumon mathematics
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Word Origin for Kumon

C20: named after its founder, Toru Kumon (1914–95), a Japanese mathematics teacher
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