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.
Meet your child’s teacher:-
As a parent, try to find a way to meet your child’s teacher, as soon as the school year starts. Let the teacher know you want to help your child learn. Make it clear that you want the teacher to contact you if any problems develop with your child.
Find out how your child is doing:-
You should ask the teacher how well your child is doing in class compared to other students. If your child is not keeping up, especially when it comes to reading, ask what you or the school can do to help. It is important to act early before your child gets too far behind.
Make sure that your child gets homework done:-
Make sure that your child knows education is important and that homework needs to be done each day. You can help your child with homework by setting aside a special place to study, establishing a regular time for homework, and removing distractions such as the television and social phone calls during homework time.
Help your child prepare for tests:-
Tests play an important role in determining a student’s grade. Your child may also take one or more standardized tests during the school year, and your child’s teacher may spend class time on test preparation throughout the year.
Demonstrate a positive attitude about education to your children:-
What we say and do in our daily lives can help them to develop positive attitudes toward school and learning and to build confidence in themselves as learners. Showing our children that we both value education and use it in our daily lives provides them with powerful models and contributes greatly to their success in school.
Encourage your child to be responsible and work independently:-
Taking responsibility and working independently are important qualities for the success of your child in school. You can help your child to develop these qualities by establishing reasonable rules that you enforce consistently, making it clear to your child that he has to take responsibility for what he does, both at home and at school, showing your child how to break a job down into small steps, and monitor what your child does after school, in the evenings and on weekends.