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09/10/2021


Many parents find it challenging approaching grade topics with their children as they don’t want to say the wrong thing and discourage their children from learning. Here are three things you can do so that approaching the subject is easier for everyone.

Talk About What They’re Doing Well

One of the first tips in talking about grades is to focus on what they’re doing well. The objective isn’t to ignore those subjects that your child is found challenging, but to let them reflect on why they did better in the topics they did to apply those things to the other subjects in the future. For example, maybe they did well in math because they studied more for that test and didn’t do much studying for English class, so perhaps they could balance it out better and have a better outcome for the next exam date.

Talk About Their Grades, Not Their Worth

When talking about grades, another thing to focus on is to make sure your child understands that their grade doesn’t equal their worth. Of course, grades are important, but there might be some reasons that your child didn’t do well on that particular subject or exam. Raising a child with interests other than school, like sports, music, or other family activities, is equally as important as doing well in school.

Talk About What They Find Challenging

As the last talking point, it’s essential to try and get to the root of the problem. Ask your child if they’ve approached their teacher with questions about the subject they found challenging or if there are any school study groups they could join to practice more. Finally, let them know that you’re always open to talking with them about their struggles and that they can always come to you if they’re finding a subject challenging; that way, you can find solutions together.

The Tutoring Center, Roseville CA has excellent programs to help your child excel at school. Call them today at  (916) 771-4100 for more information on how their exceptional tutors can help. Don’t forget to schedule a free diagnostic appointment.

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