The request to “Wake up for school please Ashton” was met with a groan.
“I don’t want to go to school mum.”
Most parents will experience a child who is not motivated to be at school at some point in their lives. Many parents were that child!
Trying to stimulate your child’s motivation at school is extremely difficult for parents, primarily because so much of what happens at school is out of your control. The environment provided by the teacher, other students, and the school community can have a powerful impact on your child’s level of motivation. There are, however, several things that parents can do to increase their child’s motivation at school: