As a parent, you can do wonders at helping your child develop good study habits. This starts with an appropriate study space, including decisions about where, how and when he or she will study. Before you begin this process, take this quiz to learn about creating a study space.
"Study" is unfortunately seen by some kids as something bad and negative.
They should get into the habit of setting aside a routine time every night for their homework.
The best situation is a designated area that is reserved for studying. It should be quiet and non-distractive.
Weigh up his or her personality. Some children do better with absolute quiet, whereas others thrive on non-interfering background buzz.
It's for cooperation purposes. If he or she is part of the decision-making process, a child will like what's set up and want to use it.
In 1961, the average student spent 40 weekly hours on study (class and home time together), while this dropped to only 27 weekly hours in 2003.
While good behavior is pretty important (not only when the child is studying!), good lighting is a must in the work area.
It depends on your child and the height of the desk. A child should sit comfortably and be able to reach his or her work comfortably.
An elementary pupil would need crayons and kids' scissors, as well as other age-appropriate items.
A calendar is helpful for the child to learns how to prioritize work commitments and track project deadlines.