To get the most of your study time, organize your space.
1. Select a space free of noise and distractions.
No interruptions such as the telephone, TV, computer games, etc.
( Allowance for a 15 min. break)
2. Acquire needed materials.
- pencil sharpener
- organizers (binders, folders, notebooks)
- Thesaurus and dictionary
- three hole punch
- Check binder for orderliness.
- Supervise student organization of worksheets.
Notes should be filed according to subject area and date.
Dispense of unnecessary papers.
- Budget time to include both study and extra-curricular activities.
- Develop a plan for long-term assignments.
- Praise your child daily for his/ her accomplishments.
- Recognize and encourage your child's responsibility, persisitance, self-
discipline, task completion and positive attitude.
- Make learning relevant by teaching your child life skills such as
reading a map, measuring for a project, figuring out the tip at a
restaurant, reading a recipe, labels or directions, etc.
You are your child's #1 teacher.
- Recognize student frustration and help him/her problem solve.
Role model these techniques every day.
- Recognize and appreciate your child's strengths.
Give him or her the opportunity to show others what he/ she can do.
- Share positive experencies.
Every one needs to fill that "emotional bank account".
*******Your child is a work in progress. ********
Parents and teachers need to work together to support the development of