Most parents are keen to help their children develop good habits for life. So here are some tips from a few experts on why good study habits are important and how you can help your child develop them.
Keeping children on track with learning can be a challenge to many parents. Staying on track is important because children can lose confidence, affecting their education in all areas if they are behind in one subject. Assessing where they are at regularly, catching up on gaps, creating purpose and goals around their learning, embracing connection, and using technology to support more exciting learning can all be helpful tools.
Real-world learning for children has become increasingly important in recent years. Sometimes, when it comes to educating children, we often focus on preparing them for their next school or university. We want them to be ready for their exams, so they can get into a top school and become successful adults, but what about learning to be successful in other areas of life? Luckily, there are many ways you can help your children to learn real-world skills at home.
Holiday learning is about having family fun and enjoying the break. These activities are not necessarily your typical educational activities. Instead, they are skills that get your child problem-solving, thinking critically and doing so without being in a familiar learning environment. Let your holiday plans guide what activities you get the children involved in. It's important to choose fun, educational Christmas break activities that fit your child's interests. Here we have compiled a list of ventures that will encourage your child to have fun and gain confidence while learning new skills.
Nurturing ambition in children keeps them on track with their learning. Parents can play an essential part in motivating their children; however, some children are naturally more motivated than others. Sometimes you need to help your child to nurture motivation by working out what motivates them and helping cultivate internal motivation, one of the strongest drivers of good habits and self-drive.