How to Support Your Kid’s Academic Prowess Education is the key to a better life. And what better way to attain this key than in a school that understands your child’s unique needs? As a parent, you know full well how important it is to develop your child’s thrill of learning. And considering the fact that a formal education is your child’s best bet in getting ahead in life, you will have to go all-out supporting your child’s academic journey. It’s a tough road ahead, but with your guidance and care, you can set the right conditions for your child to succeed. Of course, I am not  saying you should take on the role of a “Helicopter Parent.” We all know how negative that would be to your child’s growth. There are in fact other ways you can throw your support behind your child. Let’s look at a few of them that should work without frustrating your child: 1. Start at home Before your child starts their journey at school, it’s always best to prime them up at home. After all, values formation and attitude development start with the child’s interactions at home. So, it’s only proper to interact with your child in a way that lets him or her develop a mindset that’s anchored on excellence. You can start by playing games with your child. Positive reinforcement has always worked out for the best in developing positive study habits in children. As much as possible, you will need to provide your children with encouragement and bring out their potential. 2. Advocate your child’s needs If your child professes a love for creativity, you will have to support that passion. Intelligence isn’t one-dimensional. One thing’s for sure, it encompasses other areas of development. So, if you think academic excellence is your goal, you should realize that your child needs to develop core skills. For this, make sure to observe your child and see where he or she is good at. Once you have identified the inclination, you can move on to develop it through encouragement and constant practice. 3. Partner up with teachers and other parents One great thing about parenthood is that it’s not a task for a single person to handle. Instead, it’s one aspect that involves all other societal influencers. Your child’s performance at school would depend entirely on the interactions they have. For this reason, you may want to collaborate with fellow parents on how you can make the school and community environment suitable for learning. You can also talk with teachers and school administrators to raise your concerns about critical issues that influence discussions on child development. 4. Choose a school with a balance The choice of an educational institution for your child is also an important factor in his or her development. Consider every option. Check out the best boarding schools in your area, or look or school districts that offer a balance between achievement and fun. One thing’s for sure, your child needs to develop core social skills as well. Aside from developing the capacity to learn, your child should also be given an opportunity to explore the broader world through interdisciplinary approaches.
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How to Support Your Kid’s Academic Prowess Education is the key to a better life. And what better way to attain this key than in a school that understands your child’s unique needs? As a parent, you know full well how important it is to develop your child’s thrill of learning. And considering the fact that a formal education is your child’s best bet in getting ahead in life, you will have to go all-out supporting your child’s academic journey. It’s a tough road ahead, but with your guidance and care, you can set the right conditions for your child to succeed. Of course, I am not  saying you should take on the role of a “Helicopter Parent.” We all know how negative that would be to your child’s growth. There are in fact other ways you can throw your support behind your child. Let’s look at a few of them that should work without frustrating your child: 1. Start at home Before your child starts their journey at school, it’s always best to prime them up at home. After all, values formation and attitude development start with the child’s interactions at home. So, it’s only proper to interact with your child in a way that lets him or her develop a mindset that’s anchored on excellence. You can start by playing games with your child. Positive reinforcement has always worked out for the best in developing positive study habits in children. As much as possible, you will need to provide your children with encouragement and bring out their potential. 2. Advocate your child’s needs If your child professes a love for creativity, you will have to support that passion. Intelligence isn’t one- dimensional. One thing’s for sure, it encompasses other areas of development. So, if you think academic excellence is your goal, you should realize that your child needs to develop core skills. For this, make sure to observe your child and see where he or she is good at. Once you have identified the inclination, you can move on to develop it through encouragement and constant practice. 3. Partner up with teachers and other parents One great thing about parenthood is that it’s not a task for a single person to handle. Instead, it’s one aspect that involves all other societal influencers. Your child’s performance at school would depend entirely on the interactions they have. For this reason, you may want to collaborate with fellow parents on how you can make the school and community environment suitable for learning. You can also talk with teachers and school administrators to raise your concerns about critical issues that influence discussions on child development. 4. Choose a school with a balance The choice of an educational institution for your child is also an important factor in his or her development. Consider every option. Check out the best boarding schools in your area, or look or school districts that offer a balance between achievement and fun. One thing’s for sure, your child needs to develop core social skills as well. Aside from developing the capacity to learn, your child should also be given an opportunity to explore the broader world through interdisciplinary approaches.
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