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Kumon

/ˈkuːmɔːn/
noun
1.
  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
Word Origin
C20: named after its founder, Toru Kumon (1914–95), a Japanese mathematics teacher
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