50 Ways to Increase your Child's Learning

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Get Help With Problems.
When your child has continuing problems in school, talk to your child's teacher and make plans to remedy the situation. When problems persist, request testing to determine if your child has specific learning problems that are blocking progress.

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Teach Relaxation Skills.
If your child panics over taking a test teach her a mini relaxation technique. First, practice taking slow easy belly breaths. Then, while exhaling, have the child whisper the word R-E-L-A-X. Encourage your child to use this new skill whenever anxiety or tension strikes. You can do it too!
 
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Boost Confidence for Tests.
Some children need to over-study to feel prepared. If this is your child,
Boost Self-Confidence help design a reasonable study schedule beginning with a review several days before test day. Assist your child in making and taking a practice test to reinforce confidence.

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Use 'SQ3R' As a Study Tool. Before reading a chapter in social studies, science or any content area, have your child SURVEY the chapter to see what it's all about, next pose QUESTIONS based on the headings in the chapter, then READ to answer the questions, RECITE the answers after reading and REVIEW the information learned before quitting.

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