Posts Tagged ‘education’

Motivation for school


By Justin Coulson |

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:

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Tips for parents to help kids succeed at school

As a parent, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. When parents and families are involved in their children’s schools, the children do better and have better feelings about going to school. In fact, many studies show that what the family does is more important to a child’s school success than how much money the family makes or how much education the parents have.

There are many ways that parents can support their children’s learning at home and throughout the school year. Here are some ideas to get you started!

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