Former Kumon student Ann Makosinski was recently named to the Forbes30Under30 list! She invented the Hollow Flashlight, which runs off the heat of the human hand, and has appeared on Jimmy Fallon twice for her inventions. Congratulations Ann! [ Bit.ly Link ]
According to the latest Trends in International Math and Science Study (TIMSS), U.S. students continue to fall behind in today’s world. U.S. ranks 14th for 10 year-olds and 9th for 14 year-olds in Math. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Are you praising your kids correctly? “Praising kids merely for their innate abilities, such as their intelligence, actually makes it less likely that they’ll grow up to enjoy learning and to excel.” [ On.inc.com Link ]
Kumon North America was recently presented with an Environmental Excellence Award at the Teaneck Creek Conservancy 8th Annual Teaneck Creek Conservancy Sustainability Dinner. The New Jersey State Senate and General Assembly commends Kumon for demonstrating exemplary dedication to the environment. Fun Fact: Did you know that KNA recycled 457 tons of paper in 2015?