Tuesday, 3 December 2019

Dealing with bad grades

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.
  • Ask questions.
  • Talk to the teacher.
  • Know that rewards and punishment don't work if you want your child to love learning.
  • Beware of pressure.
  • Take the simplest steps first.

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