Help Your Child Do Well in Studies

maftab92 By maftab92, 2nd Aug 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Usually parents get worried about their children if they are not doing well in their studies. It is natural to get concerned. This article intends to discuss a few simple steps, which can help your child do well in studies.


Take it easy if your child is not diagnosed with learning disabilities and his IQ is either average or above average but he is not doing well in his studies. Just follow a few instructions and you will see a remarkable improvement in your child. You will see his grades improving. At the same time you need to remember that change is a process and you will have to be patient. Given below are very simple and easy to follow instructions, which will help you to help your child.

1- Don't let your child know that you are worried about his studies.

2- Don't confront him and don't criticize him.

3- A child's attention span is low as compared to the adults.

4- Don't force your child to study for hours and hours at stretch, it will create boredom.

5- Make him study for 15-20 minutes followed by a break for 5-10 minutes.

6- Let him play or do some physical activity during the break. Your child will feel refreshed and energetic.

7- After his break, make him sit again to study and you will notice his concentration and focus is better.

8- If he makes a mistake while studying, don't shout at him or don't panic. Simply tell your child let us do it again in a different way.

9- Learn to make study time fun for your child. Make him fall in love with studies.

10- Acknowledge your child's strengths and give small rewards to appreciate him.

11- These small rewards could be hugging, kissing, clapping or singing together.

12- Help your child develop a habit of reading story books. It will help your child improve his imagination and vocabulary and in the long run, he will do well in creative writing.

13- Get your child involved in playing puzzle games, it will help him develop logical thinking and in the long run he will do well in mathematics and science subjects.

14- You will have to be consistent in following this plan on daily basis and eventually your child become independent in his studies.



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I am a clinical psychologist from Pakistan. I am running my own clinic to help people overcome psychological problems.

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author avatar Aliya Khan
2nd Aug 2010 (#)

nycc 1

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author avatar rajaryanme
9th Aug 2010 (#)

Good article well research

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author avatar Retired
19th Aug 2010 (#)

well written and helpful, good job.

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author avatar Maria Papadopoulou
20th Aug 2010 (#)

Very good advice

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author avatar Vladimir
21st Sep 2010 (#)

Interesting article, thanks

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author avatar dak
22nd Sep 2010 (#)

Interesting, informative and educative. Thanks.

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