We live in a shiny world full of high expectations, and since we face them ourselves, we also set the same for our kids. Frankly, setting these expectations can be, at times, overwhelming for the young minds, and if you suspect that’s what’s happening to your teen, here’s something to help.
Keep reading to discover 5 super effective ways to help
How to help your teen study
Make Learning an Activity
Learning can be hard when it seems like a chore, and unfortunately, that’s exactly why a lot of kids suffer and can’t seem to concentrate (or frankly, want to concentrate) on studying. From making flashcards to using storytelling and games as a way to grasp concepts, try to make learning more of
Sneak in Breaks
Several studies have shown that taking small breaks in between study sessions can actually help retention, and positively influence your kid’s attention span. Choosing some light, energizing activities like taking a walk in the park, listening to some music or taking a quick shower can help your teen get more relaxed and yet fresh enough to get started with the rest.
Make sure the breaks are short and spread over a period of time, and include such activities that get your kid encouraged, fresh and help them return back to studying in a more focused frame of mind.
There’s nothing better than constant motivation when it comes to getting your kid to keep going with his study routine. Build your teen’s self-esteem, remind him of their potential without being too pushy, and encourage them to set goals and smash them! Let them know that you believe in them and their abilities and that they can achieve anything they
Create the Right Environment
This one’s probably the most underrated tip which can actually help you a lot when it comes to encouraging your teen to study. Having the right environment at home can really help your kid focus better on their schoolwork. If you haven’t already done this, start by creating a proper study space for your teen – a place where they won’t be disturbed. Make this place a place of only studying and nothing else – no phones, TVs or any other distractions.