Return to school is a mixed activity of pleasure and anxiety for most of the students right from kids to the teens. To manage them is a great task for a parent. Read these tips to handle the situation.
It is not children alone who have to get back to their routine. Parents too need some organization to come back to the school schedule in its regular scale with breakfast, lunch and follow up activities of school programs. Stay organized and schedule everything before hand to keep your teen on track
Check the list of necessary preps
Check out whether the school supplies and necessary things like back bag are o Kay with your child. Avoid all kinds of morning embarrassments
Don’t be nagging
Every parent tends to be nagging regarding the child’s academic progress and more in the case of k 12 students, whose academic entry has a significant phase. Tension is not only yours; your teen has more of it. Trust the child and hand the responsibility to her right from the first day. See the change
Clothes for a teenage daughter are an essential aspect of back to school shopping. Use price coupons and old credit cards. Try to choose where the clothes are at their best without false brand images. Set a budget and ask your teens to go by it. It imposes financial discipline on them. Before all these, check at home what you have, what you need and where you can shop
Buy old electronic devices
High school level entry should demand calculators for doing various math sums like absolute value equation or absolute value equations and inequalities. Don’t jump upon the new ones. Prefer the second hand items to cut down your expenditure and save money
Realize the seriousness of prep for college entry
High school is the gateway to college and so start the search for prep classes for standardized tests like SAT right from the beginning of the fall. Help your child pick out the right center for prep classes and see their convenience with school timings. Online math tutoring is a good option for such preps.
Take care of your teen’s activities
High school or junior high school lends a lot of individual and social freedom to the students. Beware of the activities of your teens and try to know what they are doing
Prepare your teen mentally
New environment makes your teen jitter a bit. Avoid clashes with him and instill positive vibes into him to cope with the situation
Keep track of your child’s academic records
Teen’s entry into a new school may be positive or could prove otherwise at times. See how your child performs in the school and what interests him
Develop a balanced mind for accepting the changes in your child
New environment might bring new changes in your teen. Have a balanced attitude to understand and tackle the child.