10 Tips to Help Your Elementary-Age Child Study for a Test
Helping your child to study effectively for tests is vitally important in the elementary years. When the groundwork for good habits is set early on, students are more likely to experience success and increased motivation.
You can make a difference in your child's academic performance now and in the future by trying some of the following tips.
For many teens, studying means quickly reading through their textbook or notes. Wrong! Studying isn't passive; it is a full contact sport. In order to really study, students need to get engaged in the material. This type of studying is very different from merely reading over the material. The following tips will help your child to properly prepare for the next upcoming test.
Let's Talk Live: How to Help Your Child Study (October 5, 2011)
Is Technology Good or Bad for Students?
One Harvard researcher says that we may be "raising a generation of children in front of screens whose brains are going to be wired differently." These kids are so used to multitasking during learning -- texting, listening to music and checking their Facebook accounts all at the same time -- that they have difficulty focusing on one individual task.