The elementary school days are important for your child and here are some tips on Doodlebuckets on how you can help your child in the learning process when he is in elementary school.
Talk to the teacher – Regularly attend parent-teacher meetings and always make it a point to understand how your child is in school. Your child’s teacher should be able to clearly let you know about your child’s development and you should help your child overcome his difficulties.
Know how your child is fairing – It is important that you understand how your child is doing as compared to the rest of the class. Intervening early helps so that your child is not left behind.
Talk to your child- Your child may be able to tell you about the problems he may be facing to cope up with class. Ask him about it and help him accordingly.
Regular homework time- Make your child understand the importance of doing homework and studying regularly. Set a fixed schedule for your child so that he knows when is the time to play and when it is the time for studies.
Make learning fun- A school teacher may be time bound to complete the syllabus. As a parent, you can try out fun games and other activities to make learning fun for your child.
Peer learning – You can call some of your child’s friend home and do a learning activity with them.
Tuitions- If you feel that your child needs extra coaching then do not delay in hiring one.
Keep the teachers informed – If you see something that your child is lacking then let his teacher know about it so that she can help.,
Active learning – Children like active learning. So ask questions and let the child enjoy the learning process.
Internet – Make use of the internet to come up with interesting ideas to teach your child. You could use videos and worksheets to help make the concept clearer.