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10/31/2020
Taking classes online may not be ideal for your child, but this doesn't mean they can't have a successful school year. To help them make the most of this situation, use these tips to prepare.

Reach Success This School Year With These Tips

Your child may not be excited to have to complete their classes online this school year, but there may be no way around this. Help them make their transition to online classes easier with these useful tips.

Set up a Proper Workspace

Since your child will be working from home, they'll need a space where they can settle in and be productive. Find a spot in your home where you can set up a desk and let them work. They will also need a comfortable chair and a computer to work on. Make sure their desk gives them enough space for their computer as well as the school supplies they'll need to get their work done. Since they may be taking online classes from home for a while, plan to have their workspace in the same spot for the foreseeable future.

Prepare for Class on Time

It's not enough to have a workspace and a laptop set up. Just like during a normal school year, your child will still have to prepare for classes before they start so that they're ready for their lessons. This means your child should get up early enough to have time to get ready for school, have breakfast, and prepare their workspace. They should have all the supplies they need at their desk before their class starts. They should also turn on their laptop and sign in to class early just to be sure there are no issues with the internet or the sign-in information. This will all help ensure they're not rushing at the last minute and that they aren't late to class.

Take Breaks from the Screen

Taking classes online can get exhausting, especially since it mesna more screen time than what your child may be used to. Not only will they be staring at a screen during classes, but they will probably also have to complete homework and classwork on their laptop as well. This means even more time spent staring at a screen. Before your child gets burned out by this, be sure to schedule breaks every hour. Remind your child to get up and move around while they give their eyes a break. They may be tempted to reach for their phone, but it's best if they avoid screens during these short breaks. To help your child stay on top of their academics this year, enroll them in tutoring in Long Grove. Check out the academic programs offered at The Tutoring Center, Long Grove IL to find the right one for your child. You can learn all about these by giving their learning center a call at (847) 383- 5654.

Keep up With School Year Goals

This school year may feel different, but your child should stick to their good habits. This means they should continue to create goals for the school year that will lead them to success. If your child created goals meant for a normal school year, these may just need some adjustments. Help them make these small changes to adapt their goals to their new class system.

Stay Organized

Since your child isn't transporting books, notebooks, and binders to and from school daily, it may seem like it'll be easier to keep things organized. In reality, it may be more challenging since your child will have to find a way to keep their personal things and academic things organized in the same space. Along with your child's workspace, create another space where they can keep items, like textbooks, notebooks, and other school supplies stored without them getting lost in their bedroom. Remind your child to clean their workspace weekly so that it doesn't get cluttered and out of control.

Take Classes Seriously

Getting used to taking classes online can take time, but it's important that your child gives it their all. Some students may not take the school year seriously because it doesn't feel the same as actually being at school. Remind your child that even though this is new and different, it still counts and still matters. Help them adjust to their new way of taking classes and help them stay motivated even when they're tempted to zone out and do the minimum.

Academic Tutoring in Long Grove, IL

Enrolling your child in tutoring in Long Grove can ensure they stay on the right academic track. The academic programs offered at The Tutoring Center, Long Grove can be just what your child needs to succeed. To learn more about these, contact their learning center at (847) 383-5654. Be sure to ask about your free diagnostic assessment!

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