There are many factors to keep in mind while focusing on your child’s academic performance, but the foremost should be motivation and engagement. Just as a mother would be very happy and proud to see their child graduate with flying colors; however, when the child prepares to take his/her exams, parents share the butterflies in their stomach. Most well-informed parents also know that they need to be absolutely engaged in their children’s academic career to motivate them further.
According to our research, 65% of the parents of a leading public school said that their children (aged 6-10 years) compare procedural memory while doing any task, which is why they do not perform very well academically. The study compared a step-by-step sequence of activities which include definite start and end points that must be followed in the same order to perform a task correctly. By comparing these sequences, one is able to lay the groundwork to enhance the existing academic skills, which will result in strengthening the academic achievements.
What are the factors which can lead your child towards academic success?
There are some simple yet necessary steps to follow in order to veer your child towards an A+ in his/her grade sheet.
- Always remember, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. You must not discount the fact that physical activity is needed to boost academic performance. So give your child the time to sweat it out on the field and see her shine in the class room.
- National Academy of Sciences in the UK recommends Increasing physical activity and physical fitness may improve academic performance and that time in the school day dedicated to recess, physical education class, and physical activity in the classroom may also improve academic performance.
- And for some further good news to parents, mathematics and reading are the academic topics that are most influenced by physical activity.