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Kumon or Beestar ??

Postby yvonnemommy » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 1:06 am

My child has been using Kumon for a while. We liked it at the beginning. It helped my child in math calculation skills. But over time, the benefit is no longer that visible and we feel more pressure on its monthly bills.
Two months ago, my child started using Beestar. It's a curriculum-based online program recommended by the school-teachers (www.beestar.org). To my surprise, my child liked its weekly math practice very much, and it is free. I looked the Beestar online program in detail. It's fairly good. Now I'm thinking of quitting Kumon. Anyone has been using Beestar here? Any comments or suggestions? :)
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 01 Jul 2010 7:02 am

Only two posts since you registered and both talking about a specific school. Sounds suspiciously like advertising to me....... I hope I'm wrong. I'd hate to think you are a one-trick pony.

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Postby jazzle » Mon, 03 Sep 2012 4:15 pm

I started my daughter at kumon bedok rerservoir recently and witnessed great results think it works very well for pre schoolers. She was 3.5 when instated her. She could only count up to five and mow in less than 3 months up to 100!

Not sure about beestar sorry

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Postby Mi Amigo » Thu, 06 Sep 2012 4:32 pm

Our daughters did Kumon for many years, initially in the UK and then here in Singapore. Towards the end they both complained bitterly about what a waste of time it was, etc. But now (with one about to start university and the other already there) they grudgingly accept that it helped them a lot. Fundamentally it gives children lots of practice and confidence so that they can do the basic stuff automatically and focus on the new things they are being taught at school. I know nothing about Beestar however.
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Postby jazzle » Mon, 10 Sep 2012 5:09 pm

Yeah I guess no pain no gain:)


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