Frequently Asked Questions
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Applying to "Tamaishiki"
What is the application process to enroll for Tamaishiki?
How much does "Tamaishiki" cost? How do I make payments?
Is there a trial lesson?
I am worried about my first grader taking the lessons alone. Can a parent participate together?
As a rule, only children can participate in our lessons. However, some of tutoring schools allow parents to observe the class at any time. Please contact your nearest tutoring school for a class observation.
"Tamaishiki at home"
We are planning to continue taking lessons, but I forgot to make a payment that caused an automatic withdrawal from the membership. Do I need to submit a new application? In that case, will a new ID be issued to watch video materials?
We regret to inform you that you will need to submit a new application, and a new ID will be issued for watching our video materials.
My child is currently a 4th grade elementary student. When is the deadline for the application?
Our "Tamaishiki at home M.R.C. (Mathematics with reading comprehension)" have courses available up until March of the 4th grade school year. For those that are applying for the first time for their fourth grader, the "New applicant, 2 month plan" is the only available option in this period, and the child must be enrolled by Jan. 25. For those who are renewing a membership for their 4th grader, make sure to select a plan that will not last longer than March.
Can I purchase the materials of “Tamaishiki at home” for the school year which my child is not in?
Yes, you can. However, we request you to accept the "Rules related to the lessons", which you will see when applying.
Am I able to cancel the membership at any time?
We regret to inform you that we don't allow cancellations once a payment is made. We are also unable to offer refunds. Thank you for your understanding.
Can I amend my registered address, phone number, and email address after the lessons have started?
Please visit here to submit the inquiery form by selecting "Updating contact information (Tamaishiki at home)".
I have not received a confirmation email after I submitted my application.
We are very sorry for the inconvenience. Please check your spam folder in your email application and if you are still unable to find the email, please contact us through the inquiry form.
Does "Tamaishiki at Home" include a tablet device?
A tablet is not included. "Tamashiki at Home" comes with a textbook, which is a booklet that the students can write on directly. Please prepare a device (tablet, smartphone or PC) for the class. See the System Requirements.
Our learning materials
What is "Tamaishiki at home M.R.C. (Mathematics with reading comprehension)" ?
"Tamaishiki M.R.C." is named by the original creator, Mitsuyo Tamai. It's designed for students to learn mathematics while improving their reading comprehension seamlessly.
What will students learn by studying "Tamaishiki M.R.C."?
Tamaishiki focuses on the students to develop their "reading comprehension". There are many students who are good at calculations, but struggle with solving the word problems. It's important to understand the problem's contents and visualize it in mind. Tamaishiki provides training to build up the strength of students in those areas.
How about other Tamaishiki learning materials?
Visit the FAQ for the following each material: Ultimate Shapes KIWAMI Shapes KIWAMI Math KIWAMI Geometry KIWAMI Algebra M.R.C. (Mathematics with reading comprehension) S.D.W. (Science with descriptive writing) Ee Soroban