Most of us don’t spend a lot of time thinking about our kids’ study habits until low-scoring crumpled tests make the long journey home. We sit down with our kids and talk the ugly grade out, all the while trying to reconcile the blurred line between laziness and personal best.
And while most parents realize stellar grades aren’t the sole indicator of intelligence, we all want our kids to perform well in school.
So what happens when your child says they’re trying their best and the bad grades keep coming? It might be time to dig a little deeper.
Learning is highly individual, and while our teachers are working their tails off to educate our kids in accordance with state curricula, sometimes we have to wonder whether our students know how to process the information effectively. While the answer isn’t always clear, one thing remains certain: poor study habits negatively impact academic performance.
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