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  3. Tetsuya Miyamoto

Tetsuya Miyamoto


Miyamoto produces various mathematical puzzles as his own teaching materials for primary school students, many of which have been used in various publications. Miyamoto’s publications, including the popular KEN KEN Puzzle, have sold over one million copies worldwide.

With the personal motto that “having enough smarts to survive will let you to pass the entrance exam at any school,” he founded his own cram school specialized in mathematics. While some pupils who entered his cram school did not particularly excel in academics, by devising his own teaching methods that he refers to as “of teaching without teaching,” the majority of his pupils have successfully passed entrance exams for a number of prestigious schools in Japan.