I have 3 kids and it is very important to us that they get a good education. My oldest son is in first grade and we home school him. I am amazed at how much he knows. Most days I feel like we should have skipped the first grade curriculum and started with second grade.
I came across this article about how to get better grades and I thought I would share some of the points with you.
The writer suggest a zero TV policy. This has helped his family improve their grades and have better communication skills.
He also suggest that you limit the time they spend on video games. I couldn’t agree more. When my kids start playing video games they time flies by. I think it is important that they do other things besides playing video games. My kids are still young so they like to play sports games and anything Super Mario Bros. I think setting a timer when they are playing video games would help my kids to know there are other things to do in a day.
How often is your child using a pen and paper? With the advancement of technology our kids spend lots of time on a computer or a tablet. He suggests a weekly writing assignment about a favorite book, a current event, or a video game. Anything to get them to practice their handwriting.
He has a few other suggestions and advice that you may find interesting. You can click here to read the full article.