Why are Kumon students encouraged to do calculations without writing carries and borrows?
Doing calculations without carries and borrows is a more advanced calculation skill and by working in this way a child expands their mental capacity and develops greater mental agility as compared to the child who needs to write down carries and borrows.
Kumon's top tips for going back to school
For those still enjoying their summer holidays, going back to school can make some of us nervous. But at Kumon we encourage our students to be confident and independent individuals that take responsibility for their own learning, and that includes their schoolwork.