Children get encouraged when they find their parents taking equal interest as them in everything they do in their day today lives. However it is important to know about your children and their fields of interests.There are many ways that parents can support their children’s learning at home and throughout the school year. Here are some ideas that will quickly put them in reach.
- Be in touch with the school staff
Try to meet your child’s school staffs, so that they can know u want to help your child with learning. Tell them to inform you in case your child is facing any problem with studies. So that you can find a way out to that particular problem from the early stage itself.
2.Tell your child that failure is the pillar of success
In our society failure is being punished and success is being praised. If your child experiences failure, then teach them to keep on trying until they get success for it. Motivate them with your failure stories and how you overcame them. Encouraging and praising will enhance your child’s self confidence. But try not to overpraise because when they will realise that they are not so amazing and brilliant as they thought they were which can which can lead to problem.
- Introduce games in learning
Mostly kids find study boring. To make learning fun, turn learning into a game. This will surely create curiosity in your child to learn more. As he will find learning to be interesting as much as playing games. There is a saying by Albert Einstein-”Play is the highest form of research”. Suppose while teaching your child Math at home try to make him understand the concepts by playing small mind striking games.
- Help them with doing homework
Children find problems while doing their assignments like understanding the assignment instructions, answering questions etc. Always encourage your child to ask questions, so that he will have a keen interest towards knowing and understanding new things. You can create an effective study environment to let your child know that you see homework as a priority.
- Teach your child study skills
Make sure that your child is not studying just because he has tests or exams. To develop good learning habits introduce your child to study skills which will help him throughout his life. Teach your child how to divide tasks into smaller parts so preparing for tests is no more enormous. For an example, to get acquainted with Trigonometry one should revise the numerical.
It is always considered that parent is the first teacher for a child. Children learn more from their surrounding rather than reading books. Follow these above tips. Hope it will help you.
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