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3 Ways Parents Can Help Their Kids Succeed in the Classroom With A Tutor

Wyzant.com currently has the largest network of certified tutors available on the web – over 66,000 and counting- which means exclusive access to top study tips and proven practices to help students succeed in the classroom. While the majority of learning happens at school or during private tutoring sessions, there are some actions that parents can take at home to contribute to their child’s overall academic success. After reviewing hundreds of tips submitted by our network of private tutors, we found the following to be the most commonly reported: 1. Ask your kids to teach you what they learned during their lesson. “The most important feature of an engaged student is critical thinking. Critical thinking is understanding a subject in your own words, and being able to explain the subject to others,” says Wyzant language tutor Rachel M., from Evanston, IL. Pretend that you’re unfamiliar with the topic and encourage your child to play teacher! 2. Initiate positive and open comm…
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