Back to School time is over and it’s time for the students to get indulged in the real business. The assignments are tougher and so is the extracurricular. And as a parent your concern maybe, “How can my child succeed?” Well, we have got some tips for you.
It’s very easy to miss on something when juggling between homework, tests, and extracurricular activities. Get your child a planner where he or she should write down assignments, appointments and to-do lists. Your responsibility is to review the planner twice a day.
Acquaint with Curriculum
A student should be familiar with what things he or she is going to be assessed and it should not come up as a surprise in the form of a bad report card. If your child is unsure about the grading or curriculum and is not comfortable with teacher to ask about it, then you should step in as a parent.
Dedicated Study Area
Your child needs a dedicated area that is quiet, well-lit and has least disturbances. Having a dedicated area allows your child to step into his or her focus mode easily. That leads to a direct increase in efficiency.
Prepare a Study Plan
A student must know the syllabus, test-schedule, difficulty level of questions and marking scheme. After this, student should prepare a study plan that allows him to prepare well in time. Divide topics into sessions and then achieve them day by day.
Right mindset can have a lot of impact. Instill positive thinking in your child when studying and help them turning their inhibitions into hope. This kind of thinking will surely help your child face all the challenges with ease.
Make a Study Group
Sometimes, a friend can explain difficult concepts in a better way than a teacher can and that is also termed as peer-learning. When working in groups children can solve assignments and home work faster with everyone’s help. But keep in mind that the group should be small and structured for optimum benefits of the participants.
Teach Active Listening
It is highly crucial for students to pay attention during an instructor’s presentation and also avoid distractions. Some important tips to share with your kid is to explain him on which parts he should pay close attention and understand all the important points that are made during the lectures. If something is remarked as important by the teacher then it is likely to come on an exam.
Stress is normal during an exam and there are some strategies to help him/her to manage the stress. First thing is to ensure that your child reaches test on time to avoid any rush and stay relaxed. You should tell your child that it’s okay to skip a test if it’s allowed as he or she may not be comfortable with certain topics.
These tips are sure to help your child. Further research about each tip can be done for better understanding.