Getting a bad grade or report card is a common part of learning,
but it can be especially stressful given what’s at stake. You must get past the
disappointment and plan your next move. Moving forward is necessary to do
better in future:
6 Tips for children - Dealing with a Bad Grade
Give yourself time to process. People often tell you to
dismiss bad grades and try harder next time.
Calculate and evaluate.
Keep calm and carry on.
Identify your weaknesses.
Work on your gaps.
Tackle it the next time.
8 Tips for parents -Talking about Bad Grades
Address the importance of grades early.
Approach the subject with concern, not anger.
Separate the child from the grade.
Talk to the teacher.
Know that rewards and punishment don't work if you want your
child to love learning.