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 watch your child struggle with course work. Instead, you can help by making sure your TEEN understands the concept of learning style and knows how his style can be tapped to assist his academic effort. You can also lend a hand with the selection of a course of study that best reflects your child’s interest abilities.
Your Lookers may be finding school very rewardful. They may be enjoying the projects including designing and execution done solo like reports, maps, inventions and visual aids. Most Lookers would try to avoid group projects and class participations. They might be uncomfortable on social demands front.
Listeners, who have been successful in academic and social success, always look forward to attending every single day of the school. It’s a very convenient means to social interaction for them. So even if they are only looking for chatting or interacting with other people, they find school to be a positive institute in their lives.
Movers still struggle with the pressures of their academics as they used to do in earlier grades, but introduction of elective subjects enable them to steer clear off language, music and anything that requires heavy reading. They are happy only when they exit the classroom. Due to their physical talent they are often popular Teens.
In our previous articles, we went through some general learning style based strategies to work with our child. In our further article we would discuss more specific learning strategies. We will discuss them in the following 5 categories- Reading Skills, Language Skills, Science Skills, Social Studies Skills and Math Skills.
Read my other articles for complete understanding of your CHILDS Learning Skills.
To see how you can ENHANCE and DEVELOP various skills of your TEENAGER yourself, click the links below.
Read Building Language Skills in Teenagers and Techniques to improve them
Read Building Science Skills in Teenagers and Techniques to improve them
Read Building Social Studies Skills in Teenagers and Techniques to improve them
Read Building Math Skills in Teenagers and Techniques to improve them
Take a Learning Styles quick check – Teenager’s( 13+ Years of age).
To Take a Quick Check of your child’s Learning Styles, click the links below.
Learning Styles Quick Check for INFANTS (Birth to 12 months).
Learning Styles Quick Check for Toddlers (13 months to 3 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Preschooler (3-5 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Kindergarteners (5-6 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Primary Grade 1 (6-7 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Primary Schooler (9-10 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Teenager (13-14 years).
Learning style Quick Check for Parents.
See How you can ENHANCE and DEVELOP various skills of your Child during various stages, click the links below.
Infancy (Birth to 12 months).
Toddler (13 months to 3 years).
Primary Schooler (6-10 years).
Teenager (13 + years).
To determine your personal learning style and its influence on your child, click the links below.
Take the learning style Quick Check for parents.
PARENTS Learning Styles and Life Styles Quick check
Why Identify and Modify Learning Style
How Parental Learning style influences a Child’s style