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Toru Kumon’s Personal History

Toru Kumon’s Personal History

  • The Original Worksheets
  • The History of Kumon
  • Takeshi Kumon’s Study
  • The Words of Toru Kumon
  • Long Service Honor Roll
  • Toru Kumon’s Personal History
  • Toru Kumon’s Study

Retracing Toru Kumon’s footsteps

Toru Kumon’s Personal History Exhibit
Toru Kumon as a senior high school student
Left to right: Hiroshi, Takeshi and Mahoko Kumon
Toru Kumon as a schoolteacher
“There are many great horses but few master trainers” (handwritten by Toru Kumon)

Learning about Toru Kumon’s life is equivalent to learning about the Kumon Method itself. This section of the museum explores Toru Kumon’s experiences as a student, teacher and parent, and how they led to the creation of the Kumon Method and establishment of the company.

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Long Service Honor Roll < Toru Kumon’s Personal History > Toru Kumon’s Study

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