What can I do at home to help my child succeed in school
Vega Schools, Gurgaon
The link between school and home is a critically important connection. The communication and relationship among parents, school and the child is essential to their overall mental, social and emotional wellbeing. As a parent of five children myself I fully realize the importance of what happens at home, schools cannot do it alone.
I have spent a lot of time in Gurgaon in the school I am a founder of, just as I have in many parts of the United States. Students of schools in Gurgaon are no different from students anywhere in the world. Parenting strategies do not differ significantly.
As a top school in Gurgaon we understand the need for a partnership with parents.
Strategies at school should make children really excited about their learning and should resemble those at home. If children start enjoying their learning they will take ownership and that is the best gift a school and a parent can give to the child.
So what is it that happens in the home that supports the development of the total child? A few things that have worked for me as a parent and that is supported through research are the following:
A mutually agreed schedule in which the child has a voice and choice