Learning to master a very specific set of behaviors may be able to help young kids excel in math and reading when kindergarten comes around. Check out these tips from Noodle Expert Dominique Ciccarelli.
Education Expert, Child Development Specialist, Spokesperson
Dominique Ciccarelli is the spokesperson for Kumon North America and has been featured on many television and radio news programs nationwide. Ten years ago, she began her career as the Instructor/Director of a Kumon Center, instructing 200 math and reading students in New York City. Ms. Ciccarelli went on to launch a revamped training program for Kumon Instructors in the United States and Canada. Using her prior experience in research for an education non-profit, Ms. Ciccarelli then spearheaded qualitative research of instruction and quantitative research in the Kumon Reading curriculum. Studying child development, Ms. Ciccarelli holds a Bachelor of Science degree from New York University and a Master of Education degree from Harvard University.