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What is Kumon?

Just as children need to practice daily over time to become adept at a sport or musical instrument, so too do they need daily work in order for academic skills to develop and flourish.

Most UVillage Kumon students attend our Kumon Center twice a week. That leaves five days when work must be completed at home. This usually takes no more than 10-15 minutes each day.

UVillage Kumon parents generally find that their children end up with more time to pursue other interests because they've developed far more efficient study habits, along with the skills and brain power to do both Kumon assignments and schoolwork quickly and accurately without wasting time.

Our goal is for our Kumon students to assume most, if not all, of the responsibility for their own study. Some parental involvement, particularly in the beginning, helps to establish the routine and get the whole process off to a good start, or what we call "The Kumon Groove".

Kumon is most successful when we are able to work together with our students and parents as a team to ensure that your child advances continually to the best of their ability.

Jeannie Ianelli has been the Instructor at UVillage Kumon for 19 years.

Jeannie regards herself more as  a mentor or coach than as a teacher in the traditional sense. Her principal role is to provide the direction, support and encouragement that will guide all of her student towards performing at 100% of their potential.

Many of our UVillage Kumon students find their relationship with Jeannie and her staff to be among the most rewarding and productive of their academic careers. Jeannie credits much of the success of her Kumon Center to her assistants, who are all her current or former Kumon students.

Jeannie and her staff share a passion for education and an earnest desire to help children succeed. You will find that they will apply these along with their talent and training in the Kumon Method to make the most constructive contribution possible to your child's future.