As a mum to a soon 17-year old, I know how the move into Middle School, with subject-taught classes and long-term projects, can test a child’s organisation and time management skills. Add to it the extensive use of technology in the form of personal laptops given for schoolwork and social media and the instant connection to friends. And, in more cases than ever, the pressure that children get to succeed academically, resulting in schedules packed with extra-curricular activities, tuition and enrichment classes, and as result less time for homework and personal study.
No wonder that it can be extremely challenging for our teens to stay focused and get their homework done efficiently. Here are 6 study habits your child should consider embracing to achieve his/her full academic potential.