Sticking to Basics

Davidson, Alex
November 2008
Forbes Asia;11/10/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 19, p76
The article focuses on the tutoring methods of Kumon, a Japanese company which offers afterschool mathematics and reading classes based on the philosophy of educator Toru Kumon. It mentions that Kumon teaches students in the most basic way, ignoring the changing trends and technologies in education such as calculators and computers. It states that to keep tabs on its 26,000 centers around the world, Kumon uses sophisticated training and management software to track each student's progress.


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