TEENS

Building Reading Skills in a Teenager. (13 + Years of age)

  Building Reading Skills in a Teenager. (13 + Years of age) Depending on where your child attends school and the level at which he reads, he may, as an Teenager find himself exposed to anything remedial techniques to literary classics. Some schools offer a single course encompassing poetry, biography, short stories; others may offer a different course for each genre and still others make literature a part of the language curriculum. The skills involved in reading are no different in Teenage than in first grade. The level of student’s ability to decode, or translate the printed word into one that is spoken; his size of vocabulary and the degree to which he comprehends what he reads are what determine his overall reading performance. Whether your Teenager needs help with phonics or with com...

Techniques for Improving Academic Performance in Teenagers (13 + Years of age)

Techniques for Improving Academic Performance in Teenagers (13 + Years of age) By the Age of Thirteen, students are mostly settled in their schooling schedules, performance levels and their attitudes towards school. Can an Adolescent’s parents play a role in their child’s academic life? Will their TEENS accept their help and can it really make difference? In most cases, it’s simply to not realistic to expect much progress when parents and teens try to tackle homework together. Adolescents are usually too fractious, their self –esteem too fragile, and their relationship with parents too emotion- charged for parent and child to accomplish as a team! Even the most Non-judgmental and diplomatic Mom or Dad is likely to meet with failure in this regards. Nevertheless, you need not stand idly and...